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Vienna: Austrian assailant killed after attack outside Iranian Ambassador’s residence

Vienna: Austrian assailant killed after attack outside Iranian Ambassador’s residence

Vienna: A knife-wielding 26-year-old Austrian was shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador’s residence here after he attacked a guard, police said.

The assailant ambushed the lone guard on sentry duty late night and injured him on the arm, reports Xinhua news agency.

The attacker died on the spot after the guard opened fire, the police added.

The motive behind the attack remains unknown.

IANS