Bomb Threat against Austrian Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Country: Austria

Date of incident: December 9, 2023

On December 9, the Austrian Heiligenkreuz Abbey in the district Baden received a bomb threat. The threatening call came shorty before 5 pm. The police confirmed that the threat had an Islamist motive. According to media reports, the aggressor said on the phone: "Convert to Islam, or I will bomb you." Special police forces promptly searched the public areas of the monastery, but no suspicious items were found on the premises.

Sources: ORF, Kronen Zeitung, Puls24
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