• 3 Stabbed, 1 Dead In Australia In Incident Police Say Is Possible Terrorism

    9 days ago - By NPR

    The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in Melbourne in which a knife-wielding man lunged at passersby before being shot and killed by police. (Image credit: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
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  • Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

    Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

    9 days ago - By WGN TV

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    SYDNEY - A knife-wielding man stabbed three people, one fatally, in Australia's second-largest city on Friday in an attack police linked to terrorism.
    The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill. Hundreds of people watched from behind barricades as police tried to apprehend the attacker.
    Police said the man got out of a pickup truck, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with a knife. He also attempted to attack police who arrived on the scene before being shot in the chest by an officer.
    The suspect died later at a...
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  • The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

    9 days ago - By National Post

    SYDNEY, Australia - The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne :
    9:35 p.m.
    Australian police say a pickup truck that caught fire in the country's second-largest city contained several barbeque gas cylinders and was part of an apparent terrorist attack.
    Police said the driver got out of the vehicle, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with a knife before being fatally shot by police.
    The attack during the Friday afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill.
    Victoria state police Commissioner Graham Ashton says the attacker was from Somalia and known to the...
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  • Melbourne police say they are treating knife attack in Australia's second-biggest city as a terrorism incident

    9 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    SYDNEY - Melbourne police say they are treating knife attack in Australia's second-biggest city as a terrorism incident.
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