Bri­tish woman killed, man hurt in stab­bings

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A Bri­tish woman was killed and a Bri­tish man crit­i­cally hurt af­ter a French­man al­legedly stabbed three peo­ple while say­ing “Al­lahu Ak­bar” at an Aus­tralian back­packer’s hos­tel, po­lice said yes­ter­day. The in­ci­dent took place on Au­gust 23 at Home Hill, a ru­ral town south of Townsville in far-north Queens­land. Po­lice of­fi­cers were called to the hos­tel at 11:15pm and found the 21-year-old woman dead and a 30-year-old man in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion. A lo­cal man was also in­jured in the at­tack but has since been re­leased from hospi­tal.

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