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Aus police launches operation to rescue woman hostage

A man appears to have been shot dead and a woman has been taken hostage after an explosion in a Melbourne apartment building.

Several rounds of gun fire was also heard at the scene of the hostage situation.

One person said police had arrested a person and who was handcuffed at a bus stop in Bay Street. Victoria Police expert units are now at the scene.

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The police also found the body of a man in the building and said it appeared that he was shot dead in the foyer area.

Over 100 people have been herded into the Coles supermarket, around 100m away from the apartments.

"Police are attempting to negotiate with a man in one of the apartments", the spokeswoman said. Police quickly warned people to avoid the area, as the situation unfolded.

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Police believe the call was made from inside the apartment building, as a woman could be heard screaming in the background.

Witnesses have told of being rocked by an explosion around 4:30pm this afternoon at serviced apartments on Bay St near the Nepean Highway and were evacuated shortly after.

"This is for I.S. - This is for Al-Qaeda", the caller said. The victim is believed to have been shot.

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Meanwhile, Android Pay can use all the help it can find as it tries to catch up with Apple Pay in the mobile payments market. This is only available as a paid feature for YouTube Red subscribers, but will be available for free for Android Go users.

Victoria Police released a statement confirming an incident and saying roads in the area would be closed for a period of time.


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