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‘Nothing to suggest’ this is a domestic terrorism event, says PM Ardern, after four stabbed in Dunedin supermarket, New Zealand
Four people have been stabbed in a supermarket in Dunedin on New Zealands South Island, but the countrys prime minister has dismissed links with terrorism as officers label the incident a random attack.
Speaking on Monday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the attack at a supermarket earlier that day did not appear to be motivated by “domestic” terrorism. “There is nothing to suggest, from the police’s perspective, that this is what they would define as a domestic terror event,” Ardern told reporters.
Police said they had detained a man that they believe to be responsible for the four stabbings, although they are yet to formally interview or charge the alleged offender. “On the face of what we currently know, we believe this was a random attack,” Paul Basham, commander of the Southern District, told reporters in Dunedin during a televised statement.
Basham described it as an “extremely traumatic event” for those involved, adding that the police arrived at the supermarket to find the alleged offender detained by shoppers.