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Major Police Operation Under Way After Reports Of Multiple Stabbings At Shopping Centre In Sydney

A major police operation is under way after reports of multiple stabbings at a shopping centre near Bondi Beach in Sydney.

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre though some people are reportedly still trapped inside.

Local police reported a man had been shot.

One witness said they saw a woman lying on the ground before sheltering in a jewellery store.

Waverley Council said on X: “A critical incident has commenced following the shooting of male at Bondi Junction. Just before 4pm today, emergency services were called to Westfield Bondi Junction following reports of multiple people stabbed. People are urged to avoid the area.”

One shopper reported hearing “gunshots” before the evacuation was ordered, adding people were running and shop shutters were going down.

Multiple police cars and ambulances are attending the scene.

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