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Sydney siege: Police praise 'Sydneysiders'

A gunman is holding staff and customers hostage at a cafe in Sydney, Australia. The Lindt cafe in the city centre is surrounded by armed police. Officers have made contact with the gunman.

New South Wales Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione praised the public for acting responsibly and urged anyone with information to come forward.

  • 15 Dec 2014
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