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Budapest Displays Vienna Flag with Black Ribbon in Honour of Terror Attack Victims

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.04.

Budapest’s City Hall has displayed the flag of Vienna marked with a black ribbon in a show of solidarity with the Austrian capital after a gunman killed four people in a rampage there on Monday night, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said on Facebook.

“Our twin city Vienna was the victim of a cowardly and nefarious attack yesterday evening,” Karácsony said. He said he and his Warsaw, Bratislava and Prague counterparts had expressed their condolences to Vienna Mayor Michael Ludwig.

Opposition Parties and Politicians Express Solidarity in Wake of Vienna Terror Attack
Opposition Parties and Politicians Express Solidarity in Wake of Vienna Terror Attack

Heavily armed men opened fire around 8 pm in downtown Vienna on Monday, killing at least four and injuring many. By Tuesday morning, the police killed one attacker and were on the hunt after at least one more. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed his solidarity in a video and opposition politicians also spoke on the […]Continue reading

“Only love can silence hate,” Karácsony said, quoting Pope Francis.

Featured photo via Gergely Karácsony’s Facebook page