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Australian Casino Evacuated After Pepper Spray Attack

7 June 2004

AUSTRALIA – As reported by the Australia Herald Sun: "More than 2000 people were evacuated from a Perth casino after a man released pepper spray on the gaming floor.

"The man, who was accompanied by two or three others, was seen spraying an aerosol can near a gaming table at the Burswood casino late yesterday afternoon, police said today.

"'A nearby croupier immediately began complaining of breathing problems consistent with pepper spray and was taken to hospital,' a spokesman said.

"He said police, the fire brigade and ambulances were called to the scene and 2200 people were evacuated from the casino…"

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