Kurtin S is a terrorist, who shot dead in Vienna after opening fire on drinkers near a synagogue had announced his attack on Instagram and pledged allegiance to ISIS.
The gunman dual citizen of Austrian and North Macedonian who had previously been jailed for trying to travel to Syria.
He was 20 years old.
“Several gunmen” attacked six locations across Vienna’s city center.
Four dead – two women and two men. 17 injured – seven including a police officer are fighting for life.
One gunman shot dead as at 1,000 police are hunting for at least one other attacker.
The gunman reportedly pledged his allegiance to ISIS and announced the attack on Instagram. Two Turkish MMA fighters carried a woman and an injured cop to safety.
Kurtin S Criminal Record
German daily newspaper Bild has also reported the terrorist is reported to have posted on Instagram announcing his intentions before the attack.
It published a picture allegedly showing the suspect brandishing a pistol, an assault rifle, and a machete while wearing a black t-shirt and beanie.
He is reported to have pledged allegiance to ISIS.
And he reportedly sent a possible accomplice a video of the 2015 terrorist attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
He added the suspect is a dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia.
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Bild reports investigators are probing the now-closed Instagram account which they consider “likely” to have belonged to the attacker.
On the account, he pledged allegiance to ISIS leader “The Professor” Abdullah Qardash, who was appointed after the US killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
He is also alleged to have posted pictures of bullets and declared the ISIS “remains and is expanding” – a popular phrase among supporters of the group since its collapse as a state in the Middle East.
The gunmen are alleged to have sent a video of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack to two pals yesterday morning before the rampage.
Police are said to be investigating the two recipients of the video, and whether this was considered a call to arms.
Outrage has been growing over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed published by satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which has seen a spate of bloodshed in France.
ISIS just days ago called on jihadis to “spill the blood of Crusaders” in “revenge” over the cartoons, which have seen mass protests and calls of boycotts of French goods in many Muslim nations.
Fanatics were ordered to carry out an “incendiary campaign” on a sick poster with a photo of French President Emmanuel Macron in the background.