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Police consider extremist link in deadly Australian siege

An armed police officer walks at the scene in the Melbourne bayside suburb of Brighton on June 5, 2017, after a woman was held against her will in an apartment block in an incident authorities had yet to determine whether was terrorism-related. Australian police on June 5 shot dead a man who took the woman hostage in a Melbourne apartment, after the body of another man was found in the building's lobby. The woman escaped safely but three officers were injured as police stormed the building. AFP

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 06, 2017, on page 10.

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