ISIL reportedly claims responsibility for Vienna terror attack

ISIL reportedly claims responsibility for Vienna terror attack
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  • calendar-gray 03 November 2020

The shooting in Vienna on Monday evening left four people killed and more than 20 injured. The attacker was killed by police during an operation, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The ISIL terrorist organisation has claimed responsibility for the attack in Vienna, Reuters reported, citing the group's statement on Telegram.

According to the statement, as quoted by AFP, "a soldier of the caliphate" was responsible for the assault in the Austrian capital. The group's propaganda news agency Amaq cited "a gun attack yesterday (Monday) by an Islamic State fighter in the city of Vienna".

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