ISIS claimed on Tuesday night the attack in Vienna, resulting in at least four dead and 22 wounded, informs Reuters, AFP and dpa, quoted by Agerpres.ro.
The organization claimed responsibility for the attack in a message posted on the Telegram website by its propaganda agency Amaq, but did not bring any evidence to that effect.
The announcement is accompanied by a photo of a bearded man allegedly a “Caliphate soldier” named Abu Dagnah Al-Albany and who attacked passers-by in the Austrian capital with firearms before being shot dead by police. .
Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said on Tuesday that Austrian police had made 14 arrests in connection with the terrorist attacks in Vienna on Monday night. Nehammer insisted that the videos made with the citizens’ mobile phones did not indicate that he was more than one attacker.
Macedonia’s interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that three people involved in last night’s gun attacks in Vienna had dual Austrian and northern Macedonian citizenship, Reuters reported. All three people – identified in the statement only by initials – were born in Austria, the ministry said.