Hassan Khalif Shire Ali Wiki
Hassan Khalif Shire Ali is the attacker in the Bourke Street terror attack.
On 9 November 2018, police shot Shire Ali after he set a truck on fire, stabbed a man to death and injured two others. He died in hospital later that night.
The deceased victim has been identified as Sisto Malaspina, 74, the owner of popular Italian cafe Pellegrini’s. The two who were injured are Tasmanian retiree Rod Patterson, and a second man, a security guard from Hampton Park. The two are recovering from surgery in the Royal Melbourne hospital.
Shire Ali had a history of minor drug, theft and driving offences. Australian Federal Police acting deputy commissioner Ian McCartney said that Shire Ali had his passport cancelled in 2015 when the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) believed he wanted to fight for Islamic State in Syria.
Shire Ali’s family, a Somalian family began a new life in Australia in the 1990s in Werribee in Melbourne’s south-west. The family regularly prayed at the Virgin Mary mosque in Hoppers Crossing, west of Melbourne, which is part of the Werribee Islamic Centre. The Islamic centre spokesman Rifai Raheem said Shire Ali’s father – a retired taxi driver – was a “good person … very nice and helpful”. He added that everyone who knew the family was in deep shock and felt hatred towards Shire Ali for bringing their faith into disrepute.
Hassan Khalif Shire Ali Age
Shire Ali was born in 1988. He was 30 years old at the time of his death.
Hassan Khalif Shire Ali Wife
He was married. The wife has been interviewed by Police.