The 20-year-old terrorist of Albanian origin in the Vienna massacre wanted to join ISIS

Kujtim Fejzullahu, Instagram post
 The main assassin of the terrorist attack in Vienna the night before was confirmed to be Kujtim Fejzullahu, born in the Austrian capital of Albanian parents from North Macedonia. The 20-year-old had even posted a photo with two guns on his Instagram account, before carrying out the attack, said the Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer.

The 20-year-old terrorist of Albanian origin in the Vienna massacre wanted to join ISIS

After firing on people near a synagogue at 20:00, armed with an automatic weapon, a pistol, and a machete, Fejzullahu started walking through the city streets with a (fake) belt with explosives and wounded 22 before being neutralized and shot dead by police around 8:09 p.m.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz lighting a candle at the site of the Vienna massacre
Raised and born in Vienna, Kujtim Fejzullahu is one of 90 Austrians with radical ties who were kept under police surveillance. According to Interior Minister Karl Nehammer, he was released from prison in December 2019 after a 22-month sentence after trying to go to Syria to join the ISIS war.

The 20-year-old terrorist of Albanian origin in the Vienna massacre wanted to join ISIS
Police in Vienna after the Massacre
"They are all well-equipped, have automatic weapons, and are professionally trained. It is undoubtedly a terrorist attack," said Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

The 20-year-old terrorist of Albanian origin in the Vienna massacre wanted to join ISIS
Sulejmani while attacking
As part of the investigation into the attacks that bloodied Vienna, on Monday evening, 3 people were arrested. Meanwhile, it goes to 5 the balance of victims and 17 that of the injured, 6 of whom are in serious condition. Austrian investigators claim the aggressors may have been 4, 1 of whom is still wanted.


The victims were located in a populated area with bars and restaurants, near the city's central synagogue, but it is not clear if it was the target of the attack. The terrorists fired at those who were sitting in bars and restaurants in some historical points of the city. Shocking videos circulated on social media, showing one of the suspected terrorists while running, shooting with a gun and shouting in the streets, while citizens ran in horror.
The 20-year-old terrorist of Albanian origin in the Vienna massacre wanted to join ISIS The 20-year-old terrorist of Albanian origin in the Vienna massacre wanted to join ISIS Tuesday, November 03, 2020 Rating: 5
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