Police storm seized café in Sydney

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Police storm seized café in Sydney

A hostage situation at a café in Sydney has come to an end after police stormed the building.

Dozens of people were seized by a gunman early on Monday morning and were held for up to 17 hours.

Police in Australia say they believe a 49-year-old Iranian man called Man Haron Monis was the hostage taker. It's said he was well known to authorities.

Australian commandos stormed the café after the city centre had been in lockdown.

Several hostages are said to be injured and the condition of the gunman is still unknown.

Katie Buckley left London in the last year to live in Sydney. She told London Live via webcam about the area and how people were reacting to the events of the last 24 hours.


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