• One person is dead, at least 2 injured in Australia stabbing attack

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Police in Melbourne, Australia, say they shot a man who stabbed three passersby on the street on Friday. One of the victims died.
    A suspect was shot and wounded during an encounter with police.
    Police spokesman Superintendent David Clayton has told reporters there are no known links to terrorism at this time.
    Police were initially called to an incident in Bourke street, right in the heart of Melbourne, after reports of smoke and a car in flames.
    Police in Melbourne say that they have shot a man after he attacked and stabbed a number of passersby, killing one and injuring at least two...
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  • Car on fire, possible stabbing attack on a major street in Melbourne's city center

    Car on fire, possible stabbing attack on a major street in Melbourne's city center

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    A car has exploded into flames and people are being treated for stab wounds on busy Bourke Street in Melbourne, Australia.
    Victoria Police said they responded to reports of a car on fire near the corner of Swanston and Bourke streets at 4:20 p.m. local time.
    One man was arrested at the scene and has been taken to the hospital in critical condition.
    Several people were also taken to the hospital with stab wounds. Police have cordoned off the area and are encouraging people to avoid the surrounds.
    The details surrounding the event remain unclear.
    Unverified video online shows a car on fire...
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