On the 3rd Chinese Embassy in Austria confirmed that in the attack on the Austrian capital Vienna on the evening of the 2nd, an Austrian Chinese was killed because of serious injuries.
Another Chinese citizen was also attacked and is currently receiving treatment in the hospital. He is in stable condition and is not life-threatening.
[Global Network Express reporter Wu Yuanchun] The shooting in Vienna on the evening of the 2nd shocked the world.
Reuters just quoted a local newspaper as saying that the gunman killed by the police in
Vienna attack was a 20-year-old youth born and raised in Vienna with “Albanian origin.”
Reuters reported that the young man’s name was Kurtin and he had “Albanian descent”, but his parents were originally from North Macedonia.
The local newspaper editor Clark also revealed on Twitter that the police believed he did not have the ability to independently plan an attack in Vienna.
At 8 o’clock in the evening local time on the 2nd, a shooting incident occurred near the Sweden Square in the center of Vienna.
The police immediately rushed to the scene and exchanged fire with the gunman.
Subsequently, the police blocked the neighborhoods on a large scale, asked residents to stay at home, and launched hunting operations throughout the city.
According to information released by the Vienna police, there were many gunmen who carried out the attack that day, armed with long weapons, and the crime scenes were distributed in 6 locations near Sweden Square. Up to now, the shooting has caused 5 deaths and 17 injuries.