05-12-2022 01:15 AM Jerusalem Timing

Sydney Hostage-Taker Had Expressed Allegiance to ISIL

Sydney Hostage-Taker Had Expressed Allegiance to ISIL

Haron Monis, a 49-year-old man who was gunned down after taking dozens of people hostage in a cafe in Sydney for 16 hours, had expressed his allegiance to ISIL Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in a public statement on November 18

Haron MonisHaron Monis, a 49-year-old man who was gunned down after taking dozens of people hostage in a cafe in Sydney for 16 hours, had expressed his allegiance to  ISIL Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in a public statement on November 18, FNA reported.

Dozens of people were held by at least two armed men inside the Lindt Café in Sydney’s central business district earlier today. Footage aired by the Australian television showed a black flag with white Arabic writings being held against a window of the place by terrified hostages.