On 15 December 2014, a lone gunman, later identified by police as Man Haron Monis, entered a Lindt chocolate café located at Martin Place in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He took employees and customers hostage.
The siege has continued for 17 hours before ending at 215 am local time Sydney – a sniper had spotted a hostage down – apparently shot, seconds later armed police entered the store killing the gunmen and unfortunately 2 hostages died during .
This siege has captured worldwide coverage by all media sources , social media as well spreading the news and sadness during events unfolding during the day .
Live Leak Videos –
Interesting demands which had hostages on youtube Requesting Tony Abbot call the gunmen .
Police radio Shop early this morning.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Sydney_hostage_crisis – As Wiki reports this event