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One person dead, several injured in Vienna 'terror attack'

One person dead, several injured in Vienna 'terror attack'
Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run. (AP)
Armed police patrol the scene where a 'terror attack' took place near a synagogue in the Austrian capital, Vienna. (Ronald Zak)
Police blocked off nearby streets around Schwedenplatz square and urged people to stay away in what seems to be an ongoing event possibly involving several attackers (Getty)
Police officers check a person after gunshots were heard in Vienna (AP / Ronald Zak)
A police officer stays in position with a gun at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna (AP)
Police at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldnt immediately be confirmed. (AP)
Police officers check a person following a gunfire at a synagogue in Vienna. (Ronald Zak)
The inner city was packed ahead of the midnight start of the lockdown, and footage shared on social media showed people running away from the scene. (Getty)
Austria's top security official said authorities believe there were several gunmen involved and that a police operation was still ongoing (AP / Ronald Zak)
Heavily armed police stand near Schwedenplatz square in Vienna. (AP)
Reports one person has been killed during a police operation in Vienna. (Nine News)