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Australian cafe siege hostage killed by ricocheted police bullets

A coronial inquest into the deaths of two hostages and a gunman during a siege at a Sydney cafe was told on Thursday that one of the hostages was killed by police bullets that ricocheted from hard

Jan 29, 2015, 05:42 AM IST

Sydney siege: 'Victim Tori Johnson's funeral to be celebration of his life'

Family members and partner of Sydney siege victim Tori Johnson plan his funeral to be a "positive reflection" of his life. Johnson`s funeral will be held Tuesday.

Dec 22, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Sydney siege gunman's body released

The body of Sydney hostage-taker gunman Man Haron Monis was released by the New South Wales coroner Monday following completion of his autopsy.

Dec 22, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Indian says getting better every day after Sydney siege

Viswakanth Ankireddy, an Indian IT worker who was held hostage during the Sydney cafe siege on December 15, said on Thursday that he is getting better day-by-day with his wife's support.

Dec 18, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

Forensic probe of Sydney's terror-hit cafe underway

 Forensic officers of the Sydney police Wednesday began investigating the scene of the 16-hour siege at Lindt Chocolat Cafe where two people, along with an Islamist gunman, were left dead Monday.

Dec 17, 2014, 11:24 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj seeks details about Sydney hostage taking

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday sought details of a hostage taking incident in Sydney and has spoken to the Indian envoy in Australia.

Dec 15, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

Sydney seige: Yet to make contact with the offenders, says NSW Police

NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione said police were yet to make contact with the one or more offenders who are holding the hostages at Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Sydney.

Dec 15, 2014, 10:52 AM IST

Bengaluru exec used to post information on ISIS to his Twitter account: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reportedly told the Lok Sabha that while Bangalore executive Mehdi Masroor Biswas has denied recruiting anyone for the Islamic terror outfit ISIS, the probe in the matter is still going on.

Dec 15, 2014, 10:16 AM IST

Islamic extremist holds several people hostage at Sydney cafe

Several people were on Monday taken hostage at a cafe in Sydney apparently by at least one Islamic State gunman, media reports said.

Dec 15, 2014, 06:57 AM IST