Cafe shot at in Sydney’s west

In Attractions, Australian Domestic Tourism, Food, Media and Communications, National Headlines, New South Wales

PICTURE: from 2008 story on shisha smoking; “Cultural tradition … Rami Abed smokes a hubbly bubbly at Big Sahara cafe, Lakemba. The NSW Government has warned against smoking the pipes.”

TTN: They say ‘create your public image or the media will create one for you’ – the attached image is from an SMH 2008 story about shisha smoking. No other image of the Big Sahara Cafe was available to be reproduced online at time of publication.

Cafe shot at in Sydney’s west

From the Sydney Morning Herald Morning Express (specifically brief) 5th February 2014

A busy cafe in Lakemba was attacked in a drive-by shooting just before midnight.

Half a dozen patrons and staff were at Big Sahara Cafe on Haldon Street in Lakemba when the shooting occurred.

Police do not know whether it was a targeted attack. The walls and windows are riddled with bullet holes. Thankfully, no one was injured.

No one has been arrested.

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