26-year-old Austrian, armed with a knife attacked a guard of the residence of the Iranian Ambassador in Austria, and was killed at the scene, according to CNN.
The motives of the assailant is unknown.
The residence of the Iranian Ambassador in Vienna guarded by soldiers of the Austrian army. It is reported that in the attack one soldier was injured and was hospitalized.
It is unknown whether the Ambassador-in-residence at the time of the attack.
After the incident in Vienna was strengthened the protection of foreign missions.