Dictionary of Sydney

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2014 Lindt Cafe Siege

The Lindt Café siege took place over seventeen hours on 15–16 December 2014 when Man Haron Monis, armed with a shotgun took eighteen customers and staff hostage in the Lindt cafe in Martin Place. Two people, store manager Tori Johnson and hostage Katrina Dawson, were killed as well as Monis.
Date of event
15 Dec 2014 - 16 Dec 2014
2015 - 2017

Lindt Café Siege 2014


The Lindt Café siege was a terrorist attack that took place in a restaurant in Martin Place over seventeen hours on 15–16 December 2014.