Australia: One dead in Melbourne multiple stabbing attack
Australia: One dead in Melbourne multiple stabbing attack
A police spokesman said that authorities are not looking for any other offender
09 November, 2018, 10:03
One of the officers raises his weapon, a shot is heard and the man falls to the ground clutching his chest.
Victoria Police Superintendent David Clayton said when police arrived at the scene they were confronted by a man brandishing a knife and threatening them.
A police spokesman later said that authorities are not looking for any other offender, adding that the investigation is at the "very early stage", and that there is "no known link to terrorism" so far.
"Three people have been stabbed".
'The exact circumstances are yet to be determined at this stage.
The centre of Melbourne's CBD is in lock down.
Images from the scene show a large white sheet covering a section of the road near what appears to be blood. Only the soles of the person's feet were visible.
Members of the public are being urged to avoid the area with several streets reportedly placed on lock-down.
Trams along the Bourke and Swanston Street routes are being either held up or diverted around the affected area.
Terror sirens have been activated from loudspeakers in the city.
Police said the scene had been cordoned off, and it was being "made safe" by a bomb response unit.
Demi Lovato breaks silence following her time in rehab
Cape Town - Demi Lovato returned to social media on Tuesday with a photo showing that she had voted in the USA midterm elections. And while she may be eyeing a "hard" comeback next year, the Sober songstress won't be returning to the studio for several weeks.
The Victoria Police took to Twitter to update on the situation.
A second person suffered a head injury and has been taken to hospital.
It's understood a third person has also been taken to hospital.
The officers then retreated to the other side of the road as the attacker, dressed in a long jacket and grey trousers, ominously pursued them as horrified bystanders called on police to shoot him.
Police are asking people to avoid the area and said more information would be given when it was available. They said they heard screams and cries from the crowd before they were rushed from the area.
One witness, Sarah Krug said she was heading to the night noddle markets when "all hell broke loose".
SBS News has contacted Victoria Police for comment. Some witnesses said the auto exploded before the man began stabbing people.
"I didn't know what was happening there was just so much chaos and screaming".
Chilling footage uploaded to social media shows a man attacking police with a knife moments after the vehicle exploded.
But even after struggling down the stretch of the season, the Wildcats (10-4-4, 4-4-3 Big Ten) snuck into the field of 64. The Trojans won the 2016 National Championship, but lost in the second round in last year's tournament.
Thousand Oaks is a city of about 130,000 people about 64 kilometers west of Los Angeles, just across the county line. Authorities have identified the gunman and the handgun he used to kill 12 people at a southern California bar.
Whitaker, a former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, had served as Sessions's chief-of-staff since September 2017. He is a longtime friend of Trump and endorsed him after dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign.
As for Altered Carbon , production on season two is thought to be underway with estimations of a late 2019 release date. After a successful season of live-action television, Netflix sci-fi hit Altered Carbon is getting the anime treatment.
He reiterated that he was reviewing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke job as well, following numerous reports of ethical violations. Bush when she was speaker a decade ago on taxes and other issues, and she welcomed the chance to do so again with Trump.
"We recognize that we have not always gotten everything right in the past and we are sincerely sorry for that", he wrote. Protest organizers said Google publicly champions diversity and inclusion but doesn't do enough to put words into action.
He said it is not unusual for Devlin to release juvenile defendants if they have adequate supervision at home . Some of those juveniles released on Wednesday did not have a parent present for the hearing.
While Blizzard denies that any game reveal was pulled from Blizzcon , they don't outright dispute the claim that the video exists. The announcement of Diablo Immortal as a mobile exclusive has been the subject of much controversy over the last few days.
Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union-Wade have a baby
In the post, Wade welcomed the baby girl born Wednesday night via surrogate using lyrics from Bill Withers' song " Lovely Day ". The NBA guard has three sons and the couple is also raising one of his nephews, according to The Associated Press.
England's Jones favors two referees in rugby
The bottom line is we talk, our wives talk, and that's not surprising. "The Lions put a lot of pressure on the All Blacks in areas they didn't enjoy and were able to get them off rhythm and off tempo.
AMD EPYC 'Rome' to feature up to 64 Zen 2 cores
One of AMD's mainstay features is socket compatibility for those that have already adopted previous generation processors. Compared to Zen, AMD said to expect twice the performance and four times the floating point performance per socket.
Bill Gates Promotes New Toilet Technology With Human Waste
Every dollar invested in sanitation yields about $5.50 in global economic returns, according to the World Health Organization. The three-day event took place in China, where President Xi Jinping has made the "toilet revolution" a key priority.
Mariota magic as Titans stifle stumbling Cowboys
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys were one of the top teams in the National Football League just a few short seasons ago. Dallas running the ball on every first down, challenging the Titans on an obvious catch and Dak fumbling the ball.