Seven dead bodies found in Australia at a rural property in Australia. The police confirmed this news.
The seven dead bodies found in Australia were of four children and 3 Adults. These were found in the town of Osmington, 280km (170 miles) south of Perth, on Friday.
Authorities will not say how the victims have died. They confirmed that two firearms were found at the scene.
There was no threat to public safety. Police said that They will not confirm reports of a murder-suicide.
“The dead bodies of two adults were seen outside and five bodies were located inside a building on the rural property,” said WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson.
“It is seen that gunshot wounds are there, but I don’t want to go further than that.”
If it is confirmed that it is a shooting. It would be Australia’s worst since a massacre in Tasmania claimed the lives of 35 people in 1996.
The victims were likely residents of the property, authorities said.
“I’m not in a position to give any further details about the identities of the dead bodies,” Mr. Dawson said.
“The loss of any life is tragic, But the death of four children and 3 adults are more tragic.”
He said police would launch an investigation on a large-scale, and tried contacting relatives of those who had died.
“This devastating tragedy will no doubt have a lasting impact on the families concerned, the whole community,” he said.
Authorities were called to the scene at 05:15 local time (21:15 GMT on Thursday) after receiving a phone call from a “male person” about this tragedy, Mr. Dawson said.
Osmington is a populated town about 20km from Margaret River. This is a popular tourist area.
Locals people in the area were shocked, one resident told the BBC. “It’s not something you would expect to happen in Margaret River,” said the woman, who asked not to be named.