we're all running away from here,' he said as he ran from the scene but bravely continued reporting.
The incident is being investigated as a possible terrorist attack after the man, who was reportedly known to counter-terror officers, called a television newsroom to claim he was acting on behalf of ISIS and al-Qaeda.
He was reporting live from the scene on Bay Street in Brighton where a woman was held hostage by an armed man when '30 to 40 rounds of gunfire' rang out and he and dozens of onlookers were evacuated by police to a Coles supermarket about 50 metres away.
'I'm right now hearing gunfire, oh my God, police are calling for us to get back...
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From top clockwise: RP Mall in Downtown Kollam, Lighthouse in Tangasseri, British Residency in Asramam, Kollam Junction railway station and Kollam MEMU Shed, Aerial view of Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam Port, Asramam Adventure Park, Jalakeli Kendram near Kollam Beach Desinganadu's rajas exchanged embassies with Chinese rulers while there was a flourishing Chinese settlement at Kollam.
Kollam is a coastal city on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake that took the title God's Own Country without much demur.
The Ashtamudi Lake lie about 71 kilometres (44 mi) north of the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram.