URGENT SECURITY ALERT
There is an ACTIVE SHOOTER incident the Vienna 1st district near the area of Schwedenplatz near Sterngasse. Active gunfire. Police are present and engaging. All residents are urged to stay inside until further notice.
Actions to take:
- Avoid the area
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Follow the instructions of local authorities and road signs regarding closures and detours.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy Vienna
+43 1 313-39-0
+43 1 313-39-0 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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