Australian authorities said they are treating the attack as a "terrorism incident."

Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism Australian police say stabbing attack linked to terrorism

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

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in Melbourne in which a knife-wielding man lunged at passersby before being shot and killed by police.

Police say Bourke Street mall attacker who died in hospital after being shot was known to them

Terrorist killed after knife attack on busy street in Melbourne, Australia

A man who stabbed three people in Melbourne had been driving a car laden with gas cylinders which caught fire, according to police.

The police fatally shot a man who attacked pedestrians on a busy shopping strip, killing one. The authorities called it a terrorist attack.

One dead, two hurt in Melbourne 'terror' attack

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, labelling it a terrorist attack.

The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack | Fort Worth Star-Telegram The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in Australia that police say was linked to terrorism.

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

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.

Knife Attack Leaves One Dead in Melbourne, Australia

A knife-wielding attacker who killed one person and wounded two others before being shot dead by police in Australia’s second-largest city was previously known to intelligence officials and the assault is being treated as a terrorist attack, authorities said.