In pictures: Australia pays tribute to siege victims

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Image caption The people of Sydney have created a floral memorial outside the Lindt cafe in Sydney's Central Business District where the siege took place.
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Image caption Representatives of the Muslim community have expressed their shock and grief over the incident.
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Image caption People have come in their hundreds to lay flowers outside the cafe.
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Image caption The centre of Sydney is no longer on lockdown but the city remains on a heightened security alert.
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Image caption Hundreds of people gathered at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney for a special memorial service on Tuesday.
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Image caption Local media have named the hostages who died as Lindt cafe manager Tori Johnson, 34 and lawyer Katrina Dawson, 38.
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Image caption Commandos stormed the cafe in the small hours of Tuesday morning to end the siege.
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Image caption Earlier, small groups of hostages were seen running out of the Lindt cafe after shots were fired.

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