Published 15 March 2023 at 11.38
Foreign. Austrian police warn of a planned “Islamist-motivated attack” in the capital Vienna and have raised the alert. An increased risk of attacks on churches in the city has been identified.
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Police forces with special equipment are present in the city area and are working with the intelligence and task forces to identify threat.
Churches in the city are still open to the public, but police are asking people in the area not to share footage or photos of the police operation.
In the event of a specific danger, police will immediately issue a warning via available channels, the police write on social media.