Bosnian woman among those injured in Vienna terrorist attack

NEWS 03.11.2020 15:40
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Source: LEONHARD FOEGER / REUTERS

A Bosnian woman was among those injured in the terrorist attack that took place in the Monday terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria, Bosnia’s Ambassador, Kemal Kozaric, in the country told N1.

Belma M., born in 1991 and from the Bosnian town of Zenica, was among the 15 people injured when an armed attacker, or possibly more of them, opened fire near the synagogue in the city centre, killing four people.

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Austrian authorities said that the attacker, who was also killed in the shootout with law enforcement, was radicalised and a supporter of the Islamic State (ISIS). Police did not exclude the possibility that there may have been more than one perpetrator.

Austria has declared three days of mourning.

Austrian authorities said that the attacker was radicalised and a supporter of the Islamic State (ISIS) and police believe there was more than one perpetrator.