What took place during the 2014 Sydney hostage crisis?

What took place during the 2014 Sydney hostage crisis?

In December 2014, gunman Man Haron Monis held 18 people hostage inside the Lindt cafe until police stormed the building 17 hours later. A coroner on Wednesday ruled it was a “terrorist incident” for which Monis was solely responsible.

What happened in the Sydney siege?

Hostage Tori Johnson was killed by Monis and hostage Katrina Dawson was killed by a police bullet ricochet in the subsequent raid. Monis was also killed….

Lindt Cafe siege
Location Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 33°52′04.6″S 151°12′40″E

Where was the Lindt cafe siege?

The site of Sydney’s fatal Lindt Café siege could soon become a premium bottle shop. A lone gunman took 10 customers and eight employees hostage at the Martin Place café on December 15 in 2014.

What did Man Monis do?

Ultimately, by October 2014, Monis was charged with 43 counts of aggravated indecent and sexual assault, allegedly committed between 2002 and 2010 against six victims. In April 2001, INTERPOL Canberra alerted the Immigration Department that INTERPOL Tehran had advised that Monis was wanted by Iranian authorities.

Who did Lindt Cafe siege?

Maron Haron Monis
On 15–16 December 2014, a lone gunman, Maron Haron Monis, held hostage ten customers and eight employees of a Lindt chocolate café located at Martin Place in Sydney, Australia. After a 16-hour standoff, a gunshot was heard from inside and police officers from the Tactical Operations Unit stormed the café.

What happened at the Sydney cafe siege?

SYDNEY — The siege of a downtown Sydney cafe where a a suspected Iranian-born Islamic extremist had been holding 17 hostages for 16 hours ended early Tuesday morning with three people dead, including the gunman, after police raided the building.

How old was the woman who was wounded in Sydney cafe attack?

The wounded hostage, a woman in her 40s, was in serious but stable condition at Royal North Shore Hospital, spokeswoman Jenny Dennis said. She was admitted shortly after police stormed the cafe.

What did Tony Abbott say about the Sydney terror attack?

“This is a very disturbing incident,” Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. “It is profoundly shocking that innocent people should be held hostage by an armed person claiming political motivation.”

Who were the victims of the Sydney plane crash?

There were two other fatalities confirmed by officials. One of the victims was Sydney lawyer and mother-of-three Katrina Dawson, 38. Tori Johnson, 34, was also killed.