Tag: Melbourne

Nov 10 2018

Melbourne police see Islamic State 'inspiration' behind stabbings

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said on Saturday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday’s attack as Somali-born […]

Nov 10 2018

Melbourne police see Islamic State 'inspiration' behind stabbings

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said on Saturday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday’s attack as Somali-born […]

Nov 10 2018

Melbourne attacker also planned to set off explosion

SYDNEY — An attacker who fatally stabbed one person and injured two others in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion, Australian police said. Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had his passport canceled in 2015 after it was learned he planned to travel to Syria, police said.  The attack occurred on Friday when […]

Nov 10 2018

Melbourne knife attacker named as known extremist

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Nov 10 2018

Melbourne knife attacker inspired by Islamic State, police say

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A Somali-born man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and fatally stabbed one person was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, Australian police said on Saturday. Policemen block members of the public from walking towards the […]

Nov 10 2018

Melbourne terror attack: Knifeman Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had 'inspiration' links to Isis, police say

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Melbourne terror attack: Knifeman Hassain Khalif Shire Ali, 30, had ‘inspiration’ links to Isis, police say  The Independent Bourke Street incident: police confirm assailant dead after ‘terror’ attack – as it happened  The Guardian Melbourne stabbing attack was ‘terrorism incident’, police say, as Islamic State claims it  NEWS.com.au One dead after man sets […]

Nov 09 2018

Melbourne attacker's brother arrested last year: police

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A man who killed one person in a terrorist attack in the Australian city of Melbourne was known to police and was the brother of a man arrested on terror charges last year, Australian police said on Saturday. Policemen block members of the public from walking towards the Bourke Street mall in […]

Nov 09 2018

Melbourne attack: one person stabbed to death in 'terrorist incident'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Melbourne attack: one person stabbed to death in ‘terrorist incident’  The Guardian The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack  Minneapolis Star Tribune Video: Melbourne Terror Attack Suspect Sets Car on Fire, Attacks Police, Gets Shot  Newsweek Melbourne stabbing attack was ‘terrorism incident’, police say, as Islamic State claims it  NEWS.com.au One dead after […]

Nov 09 2018

Melbourne Stabbing Spree Leaves Two Dead, Including Attacker

Melbourne Stabbing Spree Leaves Two Dead, Including Attacker ImageOne person was killed after a man began attacking pedestrians on a busy street in Melbourne, Australia, on Friday. The attacker, shot by the police, later died in a hospital.CreditCreditWilliam West/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Livia Albeck-Ripka and Tacey Rychter Nov. 9, 2018 MELBOURNE, Australia — […]

Nov 09 2018

Suspect Shot Dead After 'Terrorist' Stabbing Attack in Melbourne, Australia

A man has been shot dead by police after he stabbed three people—one fatally—and set fire to a car in Melbourne, Australia, in what is being treated as a terrorist attack. Witnesses said they heard a loud explosion and saw a car bust into flames. The suspect then stabbed three people and police officers were […]