The attacker was shot dead immediately after the attack.
26-year-old Austrian was shot dead near the residence of the Iranian Ambassador after attacked with a knife on the soldiers guarding the building.
The attack occurred around midnight local time. The man managed to wound one of the guards in the shoulder before they are used against him with pepper spray. When the attacker is not stopped, the soldiers began to shoot. Only four shots were fired. From the received wounds the attacker died on the spot.
According to police, the motive for the attack is still unknown. Security of all diplomatic missions in Vienna is increasing.
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