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.
Police have resolved a hostage situation in Brighton shooting a man dead and rescuing a woman being held against her will.— Victoria Police (@VictoriaPolice) June 5, 2017
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.