TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly witnessed a terror in Melbourne, Australia, on Friday, November 9, at around 4:20 p.m. local time.
“My distance was around 20 meters, close enough,” he wrote on his Facebook account on Friday.
Yasonna said he just got off the tram on Burke Street, Melbourne, when the incident occurred. He witnessed a suspected terrorist burned his car and tried to attack a policeman.
Yasonna Laoly said the suspected terrorist also attacked two pedestrians with knives. The police finally shot the suspected terrorist. “According to information, one person died,” he said.
Earlier, News.com reported a man stabbed three pedestrians and burned a car in the Central Business District (CBD) Bourke Street in Melbourne, Australia. A person died and two others were injured in the incident.
In a press conference, Victoria Police Inspector David Clayton said the stabbed victim died on the scene. A policeman shot the man, which holds a knife, in the chest after the latter tried to attack the officer.
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