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Sydney Mall stabber targeted women, police says

In a tragic incident at a Sydney Mall, a man, Joel Cauchi went on a stabbing spree. Sadly, five of the six people who lost their lives were women. The police believe Cauchi specifically targeted women during the attack, which left the community in shock.

Sydney Mall stabber targeted women, police says

Among the victims was a security guard, Faraz Tahir, who tried to stop the attacker. Another victim, Ashlee Good, bravely tried to protect her nine-month-old baby girl, who was also injured but is now recovering after surgery. One of the victims, Cheng Yixuan, was a Chinese student studying in Sydney.

Sydney Mall stabber targeted women, police says

Cauchi’s father revealed that his son struggled with mental illness and had recently stopped taking his medication. This tragic incident has prompted an investigation into how the authorities handled Cauchi’s case and their interactions with him before the attack.

The community has come together to mourn the victims, with flowers and cards left at the scene of the attack. The nation is mourning the loss, with flags flown at half-mast and tributes planned at iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House.

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