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Friday, 23 December 2016 - 7:43
Seven arrested as police foil planned Christmas Day terror attack in Melbourne
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Australian police say they have foiled a "multi-mode" terror attack planned for Melbourne on Christmas Day.

Five men are in custody after early-morning raids on Friday, Victoria Police chief Graham Ashton said.

Ashton said the threat involved "use of explosives" and other weapons including "knives or a firearm".

The threat was to prominent city locations including Flinders St Station, Federation Square and St Paul's Cathedral, he said.
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