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Australia's ABC broadcasts news that siege is over

Two people died, along with an Islamist gunman, after commandos stormed a cafe in Sydney, Australia, to bring to an end a 16-hour siege.

The gunman, identified as an Iranian refugee, had taken dozens of hostages.

Broadcaster ABC reported that the siege was over as Australians woke up to the news.

  • 15 Dec 2014
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