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Australia / Sydney Hostage Siege #1076018

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) The end of the 16-hour hostage siege in Australia introduced; scenes & photos shown of SWAT teams entering the Sydney store.

(Sydney: David Wright) The dramatic rescue after the standoff with Mon Monis% in the cafe featured; scenes shown of the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney & surrounding area & then the raid.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) What is know about this "lone wolf" terrorist, Monis, who is an Iranian refugee, examined; scenes shown of Monis speaking out. [Truman National Security Project Dr. Hussein RASHID@- calls Monis a "jihoodlum."] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE@- says he had a mental problem.] Other recent acts in Canada & New York City of "suicide by police" recalled.

Muir, David;
Wright, David;
Ross, Brian

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