Police still checking terror link to Melbourne car ramming

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A damaged vehicle is seen at the scene of an incident on Flinders Street, in Melbourne, Thursday. Police have arrested a driver after a car drove into pedestrians on a sidewalk in central Melbourne.

SYDNEY — Australian police were investigating Friday whether there was any terrorism-related motive behind the car ramming attack on Melbourne pedestrians that left 12 people in a hospital, three of them in critical condition.