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Armed man holding one person hostage in Australian city of Bunbury


Hostage situation

Sydney: A man believed to be armed with explosives has taken at least one person hostage in Bunbury, Australia. According to ABC News, ambulance, police and firefighters have reached the location near the corner of Koombane Drive, the main thoroughfare into the town, and Blair Street.

A large sign at the scene has been erected as per the armed man’s demands. According to reports, the man may have explosives strapped to his body. Police have confirmed that it is a hostage situation but there are no immediate details available.