One of the hostages runs towards police from a cafe in the central business district of Sydney on December 15, 2014. AFP PHOTO/SAEED KHAN
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The cab-hailing company Uber was promising free rides and refunds Monday for people fleeing central Sydney after coming under fire for hiking prices during a hostage crisis that was unfolding there.It wrote Monday on its Sydney blog that it was in the process of refunding people who had already paid the excessive fares and was giving free rides to others wanting to leave.The crisis began Monday morning when a gunman took an unknown number of hostages at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in downtown Sydney.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE