Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids after fatal siege

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Australian police carry out ‘counter-terrorism’ raids at an apartment block in Melbourne, Australia, June 9, 2017 that are said to be linked to the deadly siege by a lone gunman in the country’s second biggest city earlier in the week. AAP/Mal Fairclough/via REUTERS
By Melanie Burton| MELBOURNE

Australian counter-terrorism police conducted raids in the southern city of Melbourne on Friday and questioned three men they said were suspected of providing weapons used in a deadly siege this week claimed by the Islamic State group.

The Australian Security and Intelligence Organization joined police in carrying out search warrants on five addresses linked to Monday’s attack in Australia’s second-largest city, Victoria state Deputy Police Commissioner Shane Patton said.

Police shot dead gunman Yacqub Khayre, who they said had a long criminal history, on Monday night after he killed a man in an apartment…

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