Australian government says future 'lone wolf' attacks hard to prevent

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SYDNEY - Future 'lone wolf' attacks in Australia will be difficult to stop despite heightened security in the aftermath of an Islamic State-inspired attack in Melbourne last week, a senior government minister said on Monday. A Somali-born man set fire to a pick-up truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of Australia's second-largest city on Friday before stabbing three people, killing a 74-year old man, in a rampage police called an act of terrorism.

 

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