Police storm Sydney cafe and free hostages
Heavily armed police have stormed a cafe in Sydney, Australia where a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee had been holding dozens of people hostage.
Paramedics carrying stretchers raced towards the cafe moments after a volley of loud bangs and flashes.
Central Sydney had been under lockdown for more than 10 hours after the gunman seized the hostages early on Monday morning.
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