Timeline: What happened at Sydney cafe and how the hostage crisis ended

The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on Monday morning inside a cafe in the heart of Australia's largest city. It ended after midnight with a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the gunman dead, four others wounded, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core. This is how the events unfolded.

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Timeline: What happened at Sydney cafe and how the hostage crisis ended

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