IS claims re­spon­si­bil­ity for Mel­bourne at­tack

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MEL­BOURNE: A man set a car on fire and stabbed three peo­ple, killing one of them, be­fore be­ing fa­tally shot in the Aus­tralian city of Mel­bourne, in an at­tack claimed by the Is­lamic State ter­ror group to tar­get for­eign­ers. “The per­pe­tra­tor of the oper­a­tion in Mel­bourne was an Is­lamic State fighter and car­ried out the oper­a­tion to tar­get na­tion­als of the coali­tion fight­ing the Is­lamic State,” the ter­ror group’s pro­pa­ganda out­let Amaq said later.

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