Hostages Being Held Captive At Local Cafe In Sydney!

a staff worker runs free to police (via BBC)

Yesterday, breaking news emerged from Sydney, Australia that is continuing to receive national and international attention. According to BBC News, a gunman is holding customers and staff hostage inside the kitchen of the Lindt cafe.

So far these are some of the key details that have surfaced:

  • 5 hostages have escaped via a “Fire Exit”
  • A black Islamic flag is being displayed inside one of the cafe’s windows
  • the number inside of the cafe is unknown
  • local authorities are surrounding the cafe heavily armed
  • rumors are stating that “4 bombs have been placed around the city, ready for detonation”.
Islamic flag shown in window (via BBC)

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