That's why we are investigating the environment of the attacker and also all of Vienna in order to make sure whether there was just one perpetrator or two,” he said. ... leading officials to say it was the latest in a string of jihadist attacks on French soil in recent years. Before the attack he posted a photograph on a social media account showing him posing with the rifle and machete, Nehammer said. Nice attacker turned from drink and drugs to prayer before killing, say family Brahim al-Aouissaoui, who was tasered then shot 14 times by police who arrived at … French church attacker tests positive for COVID-19. Authorities say El Khazzani boarded the train in Brussels armed with the Kalashnikov, nine clips with 30 rounds each, an automatic pistol and a cutter. The attacker, identified as Kujtim Fejzulai, was sentenced to 22 months in prison in April 2019 because he had tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The suspect is … The attacker, identified as Kujtim Fejzulai, was armed with a fake explosive vest, an automatic rifle, a handgun and a machete, according to Nehammer. A full assessment of copious video evidence has … Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. The attacker was armed with an automatic rifle, a handgun and a machete, and wore a fake explosives vest. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Three American passengers disarmed an attacker on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris in 2015, foiling what could have become a major terrorist attack. With the attacker under control, the train rerouted to Arras, in northern France, where El Khazzani was arrested. Police said that while the men weren’t currently suspected of involvement in Monday’s shooting, there was evidence that they had links to the attacker.