Australian PM dismisses mental illness as an “excuse” for “dangerous ideology of extremist Islam” after jihad attack


"This bloke, radicalised here in Australia with extreme Islam, took a knife and cut down a fellow Australian in Bourke Street," Morrison told Network Ten on Monday. "I am not going to make an excuse for that. Of course, issues of mental health and all these other things are important.

"He was a terrorist. He was a radical extremist terrorist who took a knife to another Australian because he had been radicalised in this country."

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