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Knife attack in Sydney: perpetrator identified, 'nothing' suggests terrorist act

Australian police announced this Sunday, April 14, that the perpetrator of the knife attack had been arrested. identified. Shot dead by the police, he killed six people in a shopping center in Sydney, Australia. According to the authorities, "nothing" does not suggest a possible terrorist motive. his act.

After the fatal stabbing in a shopping center in Sydney, Australia, this Sunday, April 14, police announced having identified the author. He is a 40-year-old man, originally from the state of Queensland, in the north of the country and known to the police, relays TF1 info .

Named Joel Cauchi, he would have arrived &agrav; Sydney in March. "We know that the assailant suffered from health problems […] mental", clarifiedé Assistant Commissioner of the New South Wales Police, Anthony Cooke added that'à At this stage the investigators do not have any elements, any information, any evidence or any evidence ;no information suggesting that it is a particular motivation, an ideology or other. The terrorist trail was therefore discovered. for the moment édiscarded 

6 dead and seven seriously injured

Saturday April 13, the emergency services announced that six people were stabbed to death in a Bondi Junction Westfield shopping center, specifies the Australian media Sydney Morning Herald. Seven other people are currently hospitalized, including a baby. of 9 months in “stable” condition, according to the police.

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said: that the author of the attack appears to have “acted alone”, specifying that for the moment. He had addressed expressed his condolences to the families of the victims earlier today. “The first thoughts of all Australians are with those affected and with their loved ones,” on the social network ;eacute;s" by the tragic event. King Charles III, à the head of the Commonwealth of which Australia is a part, for his part said "horrifiedé" by a "senseless"aggression

Hundreds of people have had to die Be evacuated from the shopping center after the incident. Witnesses described scenes of panic, detailed Le Figaro. Surveillance camera videos were taken. broadcast by local media, in which we see a man running through the shopping center armed with weapons. of a large knife, injured bodies lying on the ground and officers helping them. 

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116