GUN-CONTROLLED AUSTRALIA: Hostage Situation Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured

Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 8.00.46 AMThere is no doubt Australia is a nation that has completely adopted stringent gun-control laws. Here is proof that no law written can stop a criminal from getting a gun and inflicting harm.

One person has been killed and two others injured in a shooting during a 7-hour-hostage situation at a factory on the outskirts of Sydney. Local media report the gunman was shot dead and the three hostages have been released.

The incident took place in an industrial area in Ingleburn, a suburb 40 kilometers from Sydney on Monday, when a man armed with an automatic weapon, believed to be an AK74, took hostages at a local factory.

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“Negotiators and a tactical response team are at the scene and trying to gain access to the building,” a police spokeswoman told Reuters.
Local news stations reported that businesses have been placed under lockdown and a one-kilometer exclusion zone has been established.

Read more: RT.com

 

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