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A car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people, some of them seriously, officials said.
Paramedics were "treating and transporting to hospital 12 people", with some seriously injured, Ambulance Victoria added.
Sky News Australia reported that a pre-school child with a head injury was taken to hospital in a serious condition.
A witness, Sue, told Melbourne radio station 3AW that she heard screams before she saw "people flying everywhere".
"We could hear this noise, as we looked left, we saw this white car, it just mowed everybody down," she said.
"People are flying everywhere. We heard thump, thump. People are running everywhere."
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US support to YPG/PKK terror group ‘completely wrong’
Witnesses said the explosion was caused by a car bomb on one of the capital's busiest streets that was packed with people heading home from work.