Suspected terrorist arrested in Vienna

  • 21/01/2017
The police declined to comment (Getty)
The police declined to comment (Getty)

Austrian police have arrested a man suspected of planning a bomb attack in Vienna.

The man was arrested in a Viennese apartment by special forces at around 5pm on Friday, a Vienna police spokesman said, adding that foreign intelligence services had warned Austrian authorities about a possible attack.

"There were growing indications of a planned attack in the capital in the past few days," he said.

There was no immediate comment from police, and the interior ministry declined to comment.