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Hostages run towards armed tactical responce police as they run to freedom from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.
Hostages run towards armed tactical responce police as they run to freedom from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

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Before he was killed in a Sydney cafe, the gunman who held hostages there for over 16 hours was no stranger to police.

Sydney siege ends in hail of bullets

Before he was killed in a Sydney cafe, the gunman who held hostages there for over 16 hours was no stranger to police.