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1 dead, 2 injured in Melbourne stabbing incident

Melbourne: Police in Melbourne said a person had been killed and two more were being treated in hospital after they were stabbed during an attack in the Australian city on Friday.

Superintendent David Clayton, Victoria State Police

The attacker was also in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the chest by police.


Superintendent David Clayton, from Victoria State Police, said there was "no known link to terrorism", but the investigation was in its early stages.

Footage posted on social media showed a car in flames and officers apparently trying to defend themselves from a lone assailant in Bourke Street, central Melbourne.
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