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Police Operation Underway in Sydney, Opera House Reportedly Evacuated



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    In this file photo, the Sydney Opera House sails are illuminated on opening night of the 2011 Vivid Sydney Festival on May 27, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.

    A police operation is underway in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday morning local time, authorities said.

    There were few details immediately publicly available. New South Wales Police only confirmed on Twitter that an operation was ongoing in Sydney and the suburb of Manly. 

    Reports in Australian media indicated that the Sydney Opera House had been evacuated, but that was not immediately confirmed by police.

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