Victoria Police rescues woman held under hostage in Brighton

| Updated: Jun 05, 2017 21:07 IST

Brighton [Australia], June 5 (ANI): The Victoria Police have resolved a hostage situation in Brighton by shooting a man dead and rescuing a woman being held against her will inside an apartment in the Melbourne suburb of the city on Monday. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Police have resolved a hostage situation in Brighton shooting a man dead and rescuing a woman being held against her will.</p>&mdash; Victoria Police (@VictoriaPolice) <a href="https://twitter.com/VictoriaPolice/status/871658526682210305">June 5, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The police is reportedly investigating possible terror links to the siege as the man, which they had gunned down, had called up a local TV newsroom claiming, 'This is for IS, this is for Al-Qaeda'. Another man was reportedly found dead in the premises of the apartment, local media reports said. As per reports, three cops were also injured during the counter siege operation. (ANI)

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