Two Hostages Killed as Sydney Siege Ends in Tragedy

December 16, 2014 9:44 AM

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Australian officials and members of the public are paying tribute to the victims of a deadly siege in Sydney, during which a lone gunmen held 17 people hostage at a downtown café. A man and a woman were killed, along with the armed Iranian refugee, during the late night clash.

Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott joined throngs of mourners Tuesday, laying flowers at a makeshift memorial in Sydney to the victims of Monday's cafe siege. The siege ended when police conducted a dramatic, early morning raid to free the hostages. Two hostages and the gunman were killed in the s...

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