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The gunman who took 17 hostages in Sydney was not on a terrorist watch list, like they first thought, despite being well known to federal police and the Australian security agency. The gunman held hostages for 16 hours at a popular cafe. Two hostages as well as the gunman lost their lives.
Taliban gunmen stormed a military school in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 126 people. The attack began in the early morning, with the gunmen entering the school — a military-run facility with students in grades 1-10 — and shooting at random. ‘This dastardly & inhuman attack exposes the real face of terrorism,’ Rajnath Singh, India’s minister of home affairs tweeted.
One of the Sydney hostages killed studied at Washington State University.