Fatal Shooting in Australia Linked to Terrorism, Police Say

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  • Shooter was 15 years old with Iraqi-Kurdish background: police
  • Victim was 17-year police veteran in finance department

New South Wales police commissioner Andrew Scipione (R) and state Premier Mike Baird speak to the media in Sydney on Oct. 3

Photographer: William West/AFP/Getty Images

The fatal shooting on Friday of a police worker by a 15-year-old boy in a Sydney suburb is linked to terrorism and “politically motivated,” Australian police said.

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