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It's going down in Sydney

Old Dec 15th 2014, 12:15 am
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Sydney siege: reports of hostage situation inside cafe – live | Australia news | The Guardian

Any Aussie source recommendations?
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Live: Hostages held in siege in Martin Place - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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gosh just read this, hope everyone comes out safely
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Thanks for the links guys.
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Let's hope this is not the day we've all dreaded would come. Hope all the people in and around Lindt cafe are kept safe and their families have them home soon.
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Yeah, this should be happening at Nakatomi Plaza, not Martin Place.

Police seem to be cordoning off most of the CBD, plus the Opera House has also been evacuated despite being over a kilometer away from the scene.


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Originally Posted by Swerv-o View Post
Yeah, this should be happening at Nakatomi Plaza, not Martin Place.

Police seem to be cordoning off most of the CBD, plus the Opera House has also been evacuated despite being over a kilometer away from the scene.


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And one of the major hospitals apparently as there is some guy with a suspicious package missing in the building.
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I thought Melbourne would have been targeted first. We've had a few little scares. The odd nutter with a gun etc....
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Originally Posted by Molly Coddle View Post
I thought Melbourne would have been targeted first. We've had a few little scares. The odd nutter with a gun etc....

Apparently it's two nutters with a shotgun each. Arguably, had this happened in the US, they would have been in body bags by now...


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They are saying it's not ISIS but another Islamic group.
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Apparently it's two nutters with a shotgun each. Arguably, had this happened in the US, they would have been in body bags by now...


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OH has been in lockdown, but says that his office at least is being sent home by car- no trains from where he is at Circular Quay.
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