8 am: Merkel: "Islamist terror, common enemy"
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was shocked by the attack in Vienna. “During these terrible hours when Vienna has become the target of terrorist violence, my thoughts are with the people there and the security forces who are countering the danger,” Merkel explained on Tuesday on Twitter.
“We Germans stand by our Austrian friends in sympathy and solidarity,” she continued. “Islamist terror is our common enemy. The fight against these murderers and their instigators is our common fight.”
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7.55 a.m.: Islamic religious community "deeply affected"
The Islamic Faith Community in Austria (IGGÖ) was “deeply concerned and stunned” after the terrorist attack in Vienna. “Our thoughts are with those affected, their families and the emergency services during these hours. May you survive the operation safely,” said a statement on Facebook on Tuesday.
7.52 a.m.: 20,000 videos were sent to the police
More than 20,000 videos were sent to the police for viewing, 20 percent of which have already been viewed and evaluated. The police had previously called on the population to upload information to a specially set up platform. Upload it here!
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7.44 a.m.: Another fatality confirmed
Another fatality is to be mourned after the attack in Vienna. As Interior Minister Karl Nehammer (ÖVP) confirmed, a woman between the ages of 40 and 50 died in the Ottakring Clinic - the former Wilhelminenspital.
The attack on Monday evening initially cost four people - two women and two men - their lives. One or the perpetrator was shot dead by the police. It is still unclear whether the identified IS sympathizer had accomplices. As the spokesman for the interior ministry, Harald Sörös announced, the authorities assume a maximum of four perpetrators. The investigation is “in full swing,” it said.
7.31 a.m .: City center accessible again by public transport
The city center of Vienna can be reached again by public transport on Monday evening after the terrorist attack. Wiener Linien has been on the road again without restrictions since operations began on Tuesday, the company announced. All stations - including those in the city of Vienna - were approached again. That was agreed with the task force in the Interior Ministry, according to a spokesman.
6 a.m .: Condition of the policeman is critical but stable
The health of the policeman injured in the terrorist attack in Vienna was still critical Tuesday morning, but stable. That said the spokesman for the Vienna Health Association, Christoph Mierau. The seriously injured man was treated in the intensive care unit of a Vienna hospital.
6.30 a.m .: Special Council of Ministers
After the bloody attack in the center of Vienna Monday evening appoints Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) for Tuesday morning at 9 am a special Council of Ministers by videoconference one.