SYDNEY | The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

SYDNEY | The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

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

9:35 p.m.
Australian police say a pickup truck that caught fire in the country’s second-largest city contained several barbeque gas cylinders and was part of an apparent terrorist attack.

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

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

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