Chaos, confusion and a man with a shopping trolley: How bedlam unfolded on Bourke Street

As a truck blazes in the background, a man flails a knife at police officers, who backpedal desperately. Bystanders jump into the fray, one wielding a chair, another a shopping trolley, before the assailant is finally neutralised.

A Somali-born man set fire to a pickup truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday and stabbed three people, killing one, before he was shot by police in a rampage they called an act of terrorism.

WARNING - DISTRESSING CONTENT: The Bourke Street knifeman was shot dead by police after setting a truck on fire and fatally stabbing one person

Police said a Somali immigrant killed one person and wounded two others in a rush-hour stabbing spree in the heart of Australia's second city Friday,...

Australia: Police say Melbourne stabbing attack is 'terrorism'

Police have identified attack as a 'terrorism incident' after a man stabs three people in Melbourne, before being shot.

SYDNEY (AP) - A knife-wielding man stabbed three people, one fatally, in Australia's second-largest city on Friday in an attack police linked to...

The attacker, who was shot in the chest by police, has also died.

Police say the attacker, who died in hospital after being shot, was known to them and they are treating it as terrorism

Australian police on Friday said a Somali man who stabbed three people in the city of Melbourne on Friday drove a car laden with gas cylinders which caught fire and that they are treating the attack as terrorism.

One killed and two hurt by man with knife in Melbourne terror attack

One person has been killed and two others injured after a knifeman went on a stabbing rampage in a terror attack in central Melbourne. The man launched his attack at about 4.20pm (5.20am UK time) on Friday, after his pick-up truck loaded with "barbecue-style gas cylinders” exploded on a busy shopping street. Police shot him after he lunged at officers, trying to stab them.

Lone wolf attacker, who was known to police, sets car alight and stabs pedestrians in busy Melbourne street.

One dead and two in hospital after man launches knife attack in Melbourne street

Police said they are ‘keeping an open mind’ over the incident.

ONE person was killed and two were injured after a man went on a stabbing rampage on Bourke Street in Melbourne, Australia, eyewitnesses claim.