Austrian secret services allegedly managed to prevent a terrorist attack. Police arrested a man suspected of planning a terrorist attack in the capital Vienna. The detainee is 18 years old, he is not a native Austrian. About this informed the head of Ministry of internal Affairs of Austria, Wolfgang Sobotka, reports Deutsche Welle.
Reportedly, the suspect had been under surveillance for several days. His detention took place near the house where he lives. Information, which was crucial in the matter of detention was received from special services of foreign countries. It is unclear whether the detainee associated with Islamic extremists.
As reported earlier today, in Istanbul, unidentified assailants attacked the headquarters of the police and fired from improvised rocket launchers, the office of the ruling party.