Austrian police foil stabbing attack outside Vienna synagogue

Austrian police arrest knife-wielding Afghan men outside Vienna synagogue.

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Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Vienna
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Reuters

Two suspects of Afghan origin have been arrested after sitting on a bench outside a Vienna synagogue armed with knives.

When a security guard approached the two and asked what they were doing near the synagogue, they said they were Jews waiting for the rabbi and other congregants.

The guard notified the local police, who were stationed nearby.

One of the suspects already known to the authorities.

More to follow.



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