Infosys employee among Sydney hostages

Bangalore/Chennai:  An Infosys employee is among the over 30 people who were taken hostage Monday by a gunman in a cafe in Australia’s Sydney city.

“We can confirm that one Infosys employee is among the hostages at the Lindt Cafe in Sydney. We are also in the process of confirming the whereabouts of all our other employees in the city,” Infosys said in statements issued in Bangalore and Chennai.

“We are in constant touch with the local authorities and Indian Consulate in Sydney for updates on the situation on ground.”

It added that the family of the employee has been informed and “we are extending all possible support to them in this difficult time”.

“We hope that this situation gets resolved peacefully and at the earliest. Our prayers are with the families of all involved.”

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