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SAS storm the Embassy
Stage 4
STAGE 4
Panic
In the panic and confusion of the explosions, the gunmen on the second floor opened fire on the male hostages. One hostage, Ali Akbar Samadzadeh, was killed and two others were injured. According to other hostages the gunmen then decided to surrender and gave up their weapons - which were thrown out the window. The SAS burst into the room and demanded that the terrorists were identified. They shot two of the gunmen.
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