Austria faces ‘heightened danger’ of terror attack

“Speaking ahead of a major anti-terrorism exercise in Vienna this evening, he said: ‘we must not close our eyes and ignore the dangers’. According to the BVT the main danger comes from jihadists returning from conflict zones in the Middle East, or those who tried to leave Austria to fight with the Islamic State group and were prevented from doing so.  Gridling added that the number of known jihadists in Austria is currently around 288. The ‘hotspots’ for radicalization in Austria are Vienna, Styria and Lower Austria, he said.”

Source: Austria faces ‘heightened danger’ of terror attack – The Local

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