A manhunt is underway after several people were injured in a stabbing attack in Vienna, Austria.
Pedestrians were attacked at random by a Muslim terrorist wielding a knife near the capital’s famous Prater Park this evening.
A Muslim terrorist stabbed three people at one location before fleeing and stabbing another passerby. Three people are seriously wounded and one is moderately.
Austrian media claim that one man and two women, aged between 40 and 50, have been hospitalized.
Pictures from the scene shows a puddle of blood in the middle of the road alongside bits of rubbish.
“A man attacked a family – a father, a mother and their 17-year-old daughter – with a knife. The three people were seriously injured and their lives are in danger,” the spokesman said.
“And half an hour later there was another attack … at Praterstern and here a person was also seriously injured and their life is in danger. We do not know to what extent there is a connection here and any motive remains unclear,” he said.
Asked what was known about the Muslim terrorist, he said: “Absolutely nothing. We know we are looking for a man.”
Update: Police in Vienna have arrested an Afghan migrant after four people were stabbed in the second district of Vienna in two separate incidents, although police are not confirming the terrorist carried out both attacks.
Four people have been stabbed in two separate locations, by the Nestroy metro station and the Praterstern train station Wednesday evening according to Vienna police. The first attack saw a Muslim terrorist stab a man along with his wife and seventeen-year-old daughter and flee, while the second involved the stabbing of a Chechen migrant Die Presse reports.
Investigators confirmed the arrest of the Afghan migrant in connection with the second attack but are still investigating whether or not the arrested terrorist was responsible for the first attack.