Melbourne a ack ‘act of terror’
– Australian police yesterday said a deadly knife attack in Melbourne was an act of terror, revealing that the deceased suspect was originally from Somalia and was known to intelligence agencies.
“We are now treating this as a terrorism event,” said Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton. He added the attacker, who was shot by police and later died in custody, was known by the authorities because of family connections and had been in Australia for decades. – AFP