Police are negotiating at the scene.
Syrian Democratic Forces freed more than 2,000 civilian hostages.
Authorities shot the two attackers dead.
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They say they may have mistakenly shot the man during the Dhaka shootout, which left 28 people dead.
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The last time food aid entered the town was in 2012.
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A police stand-off with an armed man inside a home in Melbourne's south has extended into it
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