One armed man, undisclosed number of hostages in Sydney siege: police

One armed man, undisclosed number of hostages in Sydney siege: police

SYDNEY - One armed man is holding an undisclosed number of hostages in a siege in Sydney, police said on Monday, adding that it was yet to be deemed a terrorism event.

"I can confirm for you that we have an armed defender in the premises holding an undisclosed number of hostages in the city, in the Martin Place area," New South Wales state police commissioner Andrew Scipione told a press conference.

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