Police in Australia have disclosed that a mother admitted on Saturday to the killing of her three young daughters in an apartment in Vienna without giving a motive.

According to the police, the mother of two called the emergency services in the early hours of Saturday, saying she wanted to kill herself.

When police officers responded, they found the bodies of an eight-month-old baby and a three-year-old girl.

The police further disclosed that the woman’s nine-year-old daughter was taken to hospital but was unable to be saved.

The police added that the mother had some light injuries herself.

According to local media reports, the three girls were suffocated.