Several injured in attack on Australian National University campus in Canberra

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ACT Police was called to the scene and one man was detained.

It's reported that the man, also a student, entered the classroom shortly after 9am this morning, injuring several students before being taken into custody.

Police said there is no ongoing threat to public safety. "There is no ongoing threat to public safety".

A number of others were also injured and emergency services remain on the scene.

The man, believed to be a student, reportedly entered a tutorial room armed with a baseball bat when he randomly attacked fellow students.

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Both the ABC and The Australian newspaper reported claims from witnesses that a baseball bat was used in the attack.

ANU student Jolene Laverty posted a series of tweets praising emergency services, adding counselling had already been offered to those affected by the "random" attack on campus.

"Apparently he attacked some students first and then the lecturer is what I was told", Alex Voung said.

She said she did not know the extent of students' injuries nor the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The man is understood to be a student at the university.

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