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Australian terror arrests: Police statement

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Australian police have arrested four men in the southern city of Melbourne after uncovering what they say was a plot to launch a terror attack in Australia.

"The men were planning to carry out a suicide terrorist attack on a defence establishment within Australia involving an armed assault with automatic weapons," said Tony Negus, acting chief commissioner of the Australian Federal Police.

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