Remember folks, Islamic State has called for jihadis to strike individual homes at random, for propaganda purposes, to spread fear.
A man has been shot dead in Melbourne’s southeast after reportedly making threats against Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
News Corp Australia reports a Victoria police officer and Australian Federal Police agent were stabbed by an 18-year-old man in a car they pulled over outside the Endeavour Hills police station yesterday evening.
It reports that a Victorian police officer shot dead the alleged attacker.
News Corp reports the dead man was a person of interest in a counter-terrorism operation and had been under surveillance.
There is intelligence that suggests the dead man had been waving an Islamic State flag.
Victoria Police say both officers are in a stable condition.