Sydney: Undisclosed number of hostages held at Lindt cafe

Hostages are being held inside a cafe in central Sydney with a siege underway and an Islamic flag held up to a window, reports and witnesses said. Martin Place in the central business district was shut down as scores of police surrounded the Lindt Chocolat Cafe, with TV pictures showing a flag, black with white Arabic writing, held to a window.

Dec 15, 2014, 10:23 AM IST