The Latest: Family says Australian nanny killed in London

Relatives of Australian Sara Zelenak have confirmed she become killed inside the London attacks over the weekend.

The 21-year-antique worked as a nanny in London and had formerly been defined as missing after the attacks Saturday night time.

Her aunt, Tara, says Zelenak’s mom Julie Wallace broke down when she found out of her daughter’s dying at the same time as journeying to Britain.

Tara posted on Facebook: “Even even though there was limbo for days, there was still a piece of hope.”

Seven people had been killed and dozens wounded within the assaults through three assailants close to London Bridge. Another Australian who died, nurse Kirsty Boden, become said to had been trying to help different victims when she turned into the killing.

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four a.M.

A former U.S. Intelligence respectable has supplied his nation’s condolences to three Australians killed in assaults in London and Melbourne, Australia.

Two Australians were many of the seven killed in a van and knife attacks on and on Saturday. A Chinese-born Australian was killed by a gunman who changed into shot dead with the aid of police in what government defined as a terrorist incident in Melbourne on Monday.

Former U.S. Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper said in a speech to Australia’s National Press Club: “Unfortunately, on a serious notice, I am forced to acknowledge the tragic loss of two Australian residents inside the mindless, heinous terrorist assault in London.”

He introduced: “On behalf of the United States, I need to provide heartfelt condolences and prayers and comparable mind exit to the circle of relatives of the man killed in Melbourne

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Prince Harry has spoken in praise of Australians dwelling in London after of them were confirmed to have been killed in the van and knife attacks there over the weekend.

Harry stated: “Australians form a vital and vibrant a part of the material of existence in London and we are reminded of that in good instances and bad.” He stated his coronary heart went out to the victims, their friends and families.

Authorities have stated Australian nurse Kirsty Boden was trying to assist different sufferers whilst she became killed within the assaults Saturday night time on London Bridge and in Borough Market. The identity of the second Australian some of the seven lifeless has not been released.

Harry changed into in Sydney on Wednesday to launch the 2018 Invictus Games. He created the carrying opposition for injured and ill servicemen and ladies after his two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

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12:42 a.M.

Australia’s high minister says one of the two Australians killed in the van and knife attacks on London Bridge and London’s Borough Market had been trying to help other victims.

London police say Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, 28, is among the seven killed. The own family of 21-yr-old London-primarily based nanny Sara Zelenak says she has not been heard of because the attack, but she had no longer been officially confirmed useless.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull informed Melbourne Radio 3AW: “Kirsty Boden was a younger nurse who went to assist victims of the attack and tragically has been killed by those cowardly, vicious terrorists.”

Turnbull says he has spoken to both Boden and Zelenak’s households. The households have been both already in London or on their manner from Australia.

Other Australians are improving from stab wounds to the neck. Turnbull says all Australians are now accounted for.

 

eleven: thirteen p.M.

Australia’s foreign minister has confirmed that two Australians were killed in the van and knife attacks on London Bridge and London’s Borough Market.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says in an assertion: “The Australian authorities is deeply saddened to verify that Australians had been killed in the London terrorist assault.”

Bishop has not discovered their names. But London police say Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, 28, is among the seven killed. The family of 21-yr-antique London-primarily based nanny Sara Zelenak says she has no longer been heard of since the attack. Other Australians are recuperating from stab wounds to the neck.