Several people have died in the attack in the center of Vienna. According to the Austrian Ministry of the Interior, several people took part in the attack.
Police say they are investigating the attack as a terrorist act. Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said late Monday night that it was probably a terrorist attack.
– This seems to have been a terrorist attack, Nehammer said.
The Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung reports that the target was the Vienna entrance pedagogue. The leader of the Austrian Jewish community, for his part, says it is uncertain whether the synagogue was targeted. It was closed at the time of the incident.
The Minister of the Interior told Finnish time shortly after 11 pm that the shooting near the synagogue would continue.
One of the seriously injured is, according to the news agency APA, the police.
According to Kronen Zeitung, one factor would have triggered the explosive belt and killed him. According to the newspaper, some of those involved in the attack would still be on the run.
According to the Austrian Ministry of the Interior, one person has been arrested at this stage.
The news is updated.