Deadly Melbourne knife rampage being ‘treated as terror’ | ITV News

Australian police have launched a terror investigation after a knife-wielding man killed one person and injured two others on a busy street.

Police shot dead the attacker during his rampage in a Melbourne shopping district around 4.20pm on Friday.

The man crashed a pick-up truck packed with gas cylinders, which burst into flames, before confronting members of the public and police with a knife.

Video footage circulating on social media showed the individual in question, a man of Somali origin, repeatedly lashing out at officers confronting him.

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