The attackers were well armed and professionally trained, the Austrian Chancellor informed.
The jihadists called the Vienna shooting a payback for Austria's participation in the US coalition against the Islamic State. This was announced on Twitter by the American organization SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors terrorist activities on the Web.
вЂњThe jihadists said the attack in Vienna is part of the payback for Austria's participation in the US-led coalition,вЂќ the message said.
As reported, the mayor of Vienna, Michael Ludwig, said that as a result of the shooting in the center of the capital, two people were killed and 15 were wounded.
According to Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, the attackers were well armed and professionally trained. Austrian security forces eliminated one of them. The anti-terrorist operation continues in the city.