Vienna shooting: ‘I thought it was fireworks… then I saw a gunman’

Austrian police are searching for suspects after four people were killed in a multiple gun attack in the capital, Vienna.

One attacker – described by Interior Minister Karl Nehammer as an “Islamist terrorist” – was shot dead by police, officials said.

Eyewitness Rabbi Schlomo Hofmeister says he originally mistook the attack for the sound of fireworks.

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