Attack In Downtown Melbourne, Australia As One Person Killed, Two Others Injured
By Wisdom Peter,
Report reaching Brainnewsradio has it that two persons were injured and one killed in a knife attack in downtown Melbourne on Friday, and Australian police are treating the case as an act of terror.
According to David Clayton, a Police Superintendent from Victoria telling reporters, “Three people have been stabbed. Unfortunately, one of them is deceased at the scene.”
The Suspect is said to have been shot by a Policeman and sent to the hospital.
Victoria Police Chief Commissioner, Graham Ashton told reporters at a presser that the Suspect was originally from Somalia and was known to intelligence authorities, adding that the car of the Suspect was packed with gas bottles.
According to a tweet on CGTN Twitter page, Police have locked down the area in the center of Melbourne’s business district where several people were attacked and a car was set on fire during rush hour on
Some one retweeted, saying, “A friend nearby thought he was Asian and someone else was saying he was crying and acting crazy. Off the meds by the looks of it.
Police lock down Bourke Street in #Melbourne's CBD in response to a man who set his car on fire and attacked police with a knife pic.twitter.com/wVpv5uRjR9
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) November 9, 2018