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Brisbane suburb on lockdown after 2 armed men hole up in apartment

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Agencia EFE Brisbane QLD, Australia Dec 03, 2018, 11.27 AM (IST)

Two armed men were holed up in an apartment building on Monday after a shot was fired at police in Brisbane, Australia.

The area in Auchenflower suburb was on lockdown with all surrounding areas cordoned off.

Two armed men remain inside the unit, Queensland Police said on Twitter, but no one has been injured.

Police responded to the incident on Coronation Drive shortly after 11 am and an emergency declaration was made, police said in a statement.

The public has been asked to avoid the area.