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Melbourne: Three die as car ‘deliberately’ hits pedestrians, police deny terrorism

MELBOURNE: Three people died and 20 more were hurt Friday when a car ploughed into pedestrians in the Australian city of Melbourne, but police said it was not a terror attack. Witnesses described "bodies flying through the air" and people running out of the path of the speeding car in the central shopping area. Victoria Police's Acting Commander Stuart Bateson ruled out terrorism but said it was a deliberate act in the heart of Melbourne. "I can confirm that we believe this is connected to an earlier stabbing in the…