Fears for fifth Aussie in London attacks

Elias Hubbard
June 6, 2017

British police have arrested 12 people during sweeping raids connected to the London terror attack. A Facebook post by a family friend shared hundreds of times on Monday appealed for information about the 21-year-old, saying she usually rang her mother daily.

"I believe (May) is calling on the voices of moderate Islam to be far louder than the voices of extremism, savagery and brutality, and we most certainly need to see that in our country as well", Bishop said on Monday. "She actually got behind a table and she said they were leaving, saw her last minute and came back and stabbed her in the throat".

The ABC understands Australian consular staff in London are now working with Ms Zelenak's friends to try to track her down.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman in London told AAP police had not yet released the names of the dead or injured and he could not help with a specific inquiry about Zelenak.

"We are still trying to determine circumstances and making enquiries".

Fears for fifth Aussie in London attacks
Fears for fifth Aussie in London attacks

Hedge underwent emergency surgery following the stabbing and was in a temporary coma before contacting friends and family. He looked like, I hate because, you know, I know the thing with Muslims and terrorism, but he looked like a f-- g Muslim terrorist.

"I$3 walked outside, walked across the road and a fight breaks out and I'm like 's--' what's going on here?' I start to walk towards it and all of a sudden a guy comes up to me with a knife, stabs me and I push him off, blood is going everywhere", he explains as he nurses his neck wound.

Bishop told the Seven Network that Australia's terrorism risk level would remain at "probable", after she met with high-level security experts at the weekend.

Meanwhile, Darwin man Andrew Morrison has been confirmed as the second injured Australian.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is being urged by his colleagues to give counter-terrorism police sweeping new powers to ban Islamists from using the internet and force them into deradicalisation programs.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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