Sydney Seige Ends As Police Storm The Cafe


A siege at a Café in Sydney, Australia, that lasted over 16 hours finally ended when a swarm of heavily armed police stormed the café on Monday. Police said three people were killed — the gunman and two of the hostages — and four others were wounded.

The gunman, identified by local media as Man Haron Monis, 50, is dead. He’d been facing charges, including sexual assault and accessory to murder, in separate cases. Among those killed, a 34-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman who were pronounced dead at the hospital.

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