Perth teen knifes man in suspected terror attack, shot dead by cops

Australian police say they shot dead a boy after he stabbed a man in Western Australia’s capital Perth, in an attack authorities say indicates terrorism.

The teenager “rushed” at police after wounding someone and was fatally shot by an officer, Premier Roger Cook tells a news conference.

“There are indications he had been radicalised online. But I want to reassure the community at this stage it appears he acted solely and alone,” he says.

Authorities say they received calls from concerned members of the local Muslim community before the attack, which occurred late on Saturday night.

The victim, stabbed in the back, is hospitalized in stable condition, authorities say.

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