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Dead Sydney siege gunman ‘had Fiji links’

Man Haron Monis after an earlier court appearance.

An Australian news website has reported that Sydney hostage taker Man Haron Monis, an Iranian who died after New South Wales police stormed the Lindt Café on Martin Place early yesterday after a 16-hour siege, had links to Fiji. The website – news.optuszoo.com.au – reports that Monis’ second wife, Noleen Hayson Pal was a Fijian national. Ms Pal, 30, died ... Read More »

Deadly end to Sydney siege

Paramedics take a person on a stretcher out of the Lindt cafe in Sydney's Martin Place. Photo by AFP

Two hostages and the gunman at the centre of the 16-hour siege at a Sydney cafe were killed and four others were injured when heavily armed police stormed a central city cafe. In dramatic scenes early this morning, police in body armour and armed with assault rifles entered the building, loud bangs and shouting were heard and and a group ... Read More »