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Police say they wounded 4 people in Sydney mall shooting

/ 12:46 PM June 09, 2016

SYDNEY — Police officers opened fire on a man armed with a knife in a Sydney shopping mall on Thursday and injured four people, police said.

Police were called to the mall in the northern suburb of Hornsby around noon following reports that a man was armed with a knife, a police statement said.

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“Following a confrontation, a number of shots were fired by police,” the statement said.

“As a consequence, four people have sustained various injuries and have been taken to hospital,” it said.

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Police said they did not know what caused the confrontation and declined to reveal further details or say whether the incident was terrorism-related.

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