SYDNEY | The Latest: Australian police: stabbing linked to terrorism

SYDNEY | The Latest: Australian police: stabbing linked to terrorism

SYDNEY — The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne (all times local):

8:45 p.m.
Australian police say they believe an attack by a knife-wielding man who stabbed two people, one fatally, in the country’s second-largest city is linked to terrorism.

The attack during the Friday afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill.

Police said the man got out of a vehicle, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with a knife before being shot by police.

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