Knifeman Killed at Iran Ambassador's Vienna Residence

Knife attacker shot dead outside Iran ambassador’s Vienna residence

The 26-year-old Austrian died on the spot at around midnight after a soldier, who was standing guard outside the building, opened fire.

A man who was armed with a knife has been shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador's residence in the Austrian capital of Vienna, local police say.

"The residence of the Iranian ambassador in Austria was not damaged as a result of the incident, but based on the news we've received, the sentry at the residence of the Iranian ambassador in Austria was wounded and taken to hospital", said the spokesman. The soldier in response shot the attacker dead, he added.

The 23-year-old Austrian soldier first tried to stop the attack with sour spray. The residence, which is guarded around the clock by a soldier from the Austrian army, had security cameras, but it is unknown if the incident was captured on video, said Soros.

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According to early indications he "acted within the rules", a ministry of defence spokesman said, according to the APA agency.

The attack comes days after an unrelated string of knife attacks last week, in which a 23-year-old Afghan national admitted to a series of knife attacks in the city which left four people seriously injured.

Qassemi also said there are rumors that the assailant was a foreigner with Austrian citizenship but reiterated that "we have asked the Austrian government to look into the matter as soon as possible and pay more attention to the safety of Iranian diplomatic sites in the country".

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