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Victoria Police rescues woman held under hostage in Brighton

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 June 2017, 16:01 IST
(ANI)

The Victoria Police have resolved a hostage situation in Brighton by shooting a man dead and rescuing a woman being held against her will inside an apartment in the Melbourne suburb of the city on 5 June.

The police is reportedly investigating possible terror links to the siege as the man, which they had gunned down, had called up a local TV newsroom claiming, 'This is for IS, this is for Al-Qaeda'.
Another man was reportedly found dead in the premises of the apartment, local media reports said.

As per reports, three cops were also injured during the counter siege operation.

-ANI

First published: 5 June 2017, 16:01 IST
 
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