Australian police say operation at opera house concluded | Reuters

SYDNEY Australian police said on Thursday that a police operation in Sydney has been concluded.

Police carried out operations at the Sydney Opera House and Manly, a beach suburb 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) north of the city's central business district, shortly after 0300 GMT, with the operations concluded about one hour later.

"Following information on social media, police conducted an operation in the vicinity of the Opera House and Manly as a precautionary measure," New South Wales police said in a statement.

No further details were provided on the nature of the operation.

(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Ryan Woo)

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Updated Date: Jan 14, 2016 12:18 PM

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