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Security Alert: Vienna (Austria), Knife Attack Reported, March 8

Europe > Austria > Vienna

Location: Prater Park, Vienna, Austria

 

Event: Three people were injured in a knife attack by an unidentified man Leopoldstadt near Prater Park. Police report that the suspect is in custody.

 

Actions to Take:

·        Monitor local media for updates.

·        Be aware of your surroundings.

·        Report any suspicious activity to the Austrian police by dialing 133.

 

Assistance:

·         U.S. Embassy Vienna, Austria

+43 1 31339-0

+43 1 31339-0 (after hours)

ConsulateVienna@state.gov

at.usembassy.gov

·         State Department - – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

·         Austria Country Information

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