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    Man With Explosives Takes At Least One Hostage in West Australia

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    A park in Western Australia's Bunbury has been cordoned off after authorities told local media on Thursday that a man believed to have an explosive device may be holding a hostage.

    At least one person in Bunbury is thought to be held hostage by the unidentified person thought to have an explosive device strapped to his body, police confirmed to ABC without elaborating further.

    Australian police have cordoned a park in Bunbury where hostage situation is taking place.

    The outlet added that the hostage taker’s demands are believed to be written on a large sign at the park.

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