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Melbourne Bourke Street incident: one dead, two injured after stabbing – live updates | Australia news

Bourke Street in 19659006] Victoria Police(@ VictoriaPolice) Melbourne CBD remains closed following an incident. Closures have been set up with no access from Swanston St to Exhibition St. Russell St remains open to traffic. Trams not operating on Swanston or Bourke St around closure. Updates at @VicTraffic November 9, 2018 Premier Daniel Andrews has also thanked the police. Daniel Andrews(@ DanielAndrewsMP) Thank you to the @VictoriaPolice Officers who responded so bravely, and the every day Victorians who came to the aid of complete strangers. Please continue to avoid the area. Anyone with information should attend Melbourne West Police Station to make a statement. November 9, 2018 The ABC reports witnesses saw the man throw some kind of object into the car that set it alight. In a live cross during the 7pm news bulletin, the ABC said the man crashed the car, got out and threw the object into the car. We have now published some footage of the incident today. Warning: Some viewers may find the footage distressing. Melbourne CBD stabbings leave one dead and two passersby injured – video The Victorian opposition leader, Matthew Guy, has offered his thanks to police. Matthew Guy MP(@ MatthewGuyMP) Please Blijf duidelijk van het CBD totdat de autoriteiten hun onderzoeken afronden. Today, more than ever, we offer our thanks to Police and first responders for the unbelievable work they do for all of us. November 9, 2018 Will Mitchell said he was getting a haircut across the mall from Target when…

Will Mitchell said he was getting a haircut across the mall from Target when people started running past screaming.

“The hairdresser goes run, run, run, run and run out of the shop and close the shop,” he said. “I went out to see what happened and there was a car on fire .

Street signs are seen during an incident on Bourke Street in Melbourne. Photograph: James Ross / AAP

“I was across the road and the car was on the opposite side of the road next to Target. Jeg var bare over gaten, hvor Starbucks kaffebar var, og jeg følte varmen fra bilen. All i saw was commotion and people running everywhere. Then I just stayed around and the police cordoned off the area. “

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