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Vienna shooting leaves five people dead

Updated: November 4, 2020 12:12 pm

Five people have died, including an assailant, and 17 others were wounded in a shooting on Monday in Vienna, Austrian authorities said on Tuesday.

Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said two men and two women have died from their injuries in the attack.

A suspected attacker, who was shot and killed by police was a 20-year-old dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia who had a previous terrorism conviction, a top security official said.

Vienna’s hospital service said 17 people were being treated in hospitals after the attack and seven people were in life-threatening condition.

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