In Melbourne, Australia the police have laid siege to the house, which was locked armed man. It is reported by The Australian.
Special operation held in the Epping suburb of Melbourne. 26-year-old local resident, armed with a gun, fled from police who tried to arrest him in one of the investigations, and locked himself in the house. Besides him, there are also a woman and four children. According to the guards, it’s not a hostage situation — they refuse to come out and say that staying in the house voluntarily. The police blocked all the surrounding streets.
In 2014 in Sydney a gunman took hostage visitors cafe, shooting one of the managers. Terrorist eliminated in a special operation, during the assault killed a hostage. In June 2017 Thriller Jakub hare in Melbourne killed a man and took a woman hostage, declaring that acts on behalf of the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).