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Australian Police Foil Terror Attack Planned for Melbourne

Last edited 23rd December 2016

Australian Police Foil Terror Attack Planned for Melbourne

Australian police say they have foiled a terror attack planned for Melbourne on Christmas Day.

Five people were arrested in early-morning raids on Friday, Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton said.Mr Ashton said the threat involved "use of explosives" and other weapons including "knives or a firearm".

The alleged threat was to prominent city locations including Flinders St Station and Federation Square, he said.


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