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Lhe profile of the assailant turns into clearer after the lethal knife assault in a Sydney purchasing heart on Saturday April 13. Australian police say the forty-year-old man, affected by psychological sickness, seems to have focused girls as a precedence. Five of Joel Cauchi's six victims, in addition to many of the injured, are girls.

“The videos speak for themselves, don’t they? This is certainly food for thought for us. And it's obvious to me, to the investigators […] that the attacker focused on women and avoided men,” New South Wales Police Commissioner Karen Webb informed ABC News.

“We don’t know what was going through the assailant’s head. This is why it is now important that investigators spend time questioning those who know him,” she however certified.

Assailant shot useless by police

The tragedy occurred on Saturday afternoon at a sprawling Westfield Bundi Junction purchasing heart in Sydney, which was busy on a Saturday afternoon. Six individuals died, together with 5 girls. The male sufferer is a safety guard on the institution. Twelve individuals, together with a nine-month-old child, had been taken to hospital. Eight of them had been nonetheless hospitalized, some in vital situation, this Monday, April 15, signifies Agence France-Presse (AFP).

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