Sydney siege ends as police storm cafe - in pictures

Three people including the gunman and two of his hostages were killed in a rescue operation when police swooped into the Lindt cafe shortly after five or six hostages were seen running out of the building. The attacker, identified as Iranian-born Man Haron Monis, was a “self-styled sheikh” with a history of violent offences and who was on bail on charges of being an accessory in his ex-wife’s murder.

Published: December 15, 2014 04:00 AM

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