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German woman among victims of Vienna attacks - Foreign Minister

Kosovo's Foreign Minister Meliza Haradinaj Stublla speaks at a news conference with Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, at the Federal Foreign Office, in Berlin, Germany, November 3, 2020. Odd Andersen/Pool via REUTERS

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German woman was among the victims of the attacks in Vienna, when a gunman identified as a convicted jihadist killed four in a rampage through the centre of the city, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday.

“We now have the sad certainty that a German citizen was among the victims of the attack in Vienna,” Maas said in a statement. “Our sympathies go out to her friends and loved ones.”

Reporting by Thomas Escritt; Editing by Joseph Nasr

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