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Australian Open pays tribute to victims of Melbourne incident

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Jan 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Melbourne, Jan 21: Australian Open tennis players and officials on Saturday observed a minute of silence in honour of the four people who died and the 21 who were injured here after being hit by a vehicle fleeing the police. Before the start of the encounter between Spaniard Rafael dal and German Alexander Zverev, fans and the players observed a minute of silence.

Meanwhile, a message reading "You were innocent and you will not be forgotten" was projected across the tourment screens.

The accident happened on a corner in the city centre on Friday and the driver was arrested. Police have confirmed the attack was not related to terrorism. IANS

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