Terror Attack in Australia? Driver Plows Vehicle into Pedestrians in Melbourne

UPDATE: Officials are reporting four dead:

Police have identified the culprit:

Remarkably, police have asked Melbourne Herald Sun reporter Andrea Hanblin to remove her video interview of the eyewitness who claimed the driver was shouting, "Allahu Akhbar, Allahu Akhbar!"

Original Post: Breaking news out of Melbourne, Australia, that at least three people have died after a man plowed a vehicle into a group of pedestrians near a shopping mall.

According to one witness, the driver was screaming, "Allahu Akhbar, Allahu Akhbar, Allahu Akhbar!"

This event is reminiscent of the terror attacks last July in Nice, France, and more recently at a Christmas mall in Berlin.

Witnesses describe the scene:

This witness claims the driver was screaming, "Allahu Akhbar, Allahu Akhbar, Allahu Akhbar!"

That notwithstanding, Melbourne police are already dismissing any possible terror connection:

We will update as more information is available.