Queensland Police Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski
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Australia: Backpacker stabbed to death in Australian hostel

A British woman has been stabbed to death during an attack at a hostel in Australia.

A 30-year-old British man was also severely injured in the attack, near Townsville, in Queensland.

According to police, a French suspect allegedly made extremist comments and said the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" during the attack.

  • 24 Aug 2016
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