Crikey Worm

Dec 22, 2017

Crikey Worm: Flinders Street attack not terrorism

Good morning, early birds. Police have dismissed speculation that the perpetrator of yesterday's Flinders Street attack in Melbourne had any links to terrorist organisations. Plus, the UN has formally rebuked Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers, bringing you the final edition of Crikey Worm for 2017. But don't worry, he'll be back to deliver your morning dose of news and current affairs in January.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist


The 32-year-old who allegedly used a car to mow down pedestrians on Flinders Street in Melbourne was not motivated by terrorism, police believe.

Late last night, Victorian police said they were investigating the matter as a deliberate act allegedly committed by a man with a history of mental health issues and drug use. The Herald Sun has named the man as Saeed Noori.

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  1. Wallywonga

    Morrison surely exemplifies the modern christian hypocrite. One of the few direct quotes from J Christ ( you know, the founding icon of christianity) was about the evil of money men.
    Morrison has told more furphies, and yes, surely pursued more outright deception since being treasurer than anyone. Probably the worst Australian treasurer ever. Choke on your Xmas pudding you sanctimonious fraud.

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