No proof of terrorism in Sydney knife assault | EUROtoday

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As of: April 14, 2024 2:21 a.m

After the deadly knife assault in a shopping mall in Sydney, the police don’t imagine the perpetrator had a terrorist motive. The 40-year-old man had psychological issues.

Australian police have recognized the Sydney knife attacker and have discovered no proof that the person might have acted with terrorist motives. The 40-year-old was recognized to the authorities and suffered from psychological sickness. So far there may be “nothing” that implies an “ideology” was driving his bloody deed, stated Anthony Cooke, deputy chief of the New South Wales state police.

Many victims in “critical but stable condition”

Police have additionally spoken to the household of the person, who arrived in New South Wales from Queensland state final month. According to Cooke, the person was recognized to police in Queensland earlier than the crime, however not for any critical offenses.

The perpetrator stabbed a number of folks in a busy buying middle within the jap Australian metropolis of Sydney on Saturday afternoon. Five died on the mall in Bondi Junction and a sixth sufferer died from his accidents in hospital. There have been fears for the lives of different folks, a few of whom have been critically injured. Cooke stated a number of victims remained in hospital, a lot of them “in critical but stable condition” – together with a month-old child whose mom was among the many useless, in accordance with media experiences. The perpetrator was shot by a policewoman.