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At least 37 people have been killed after a 'white, English-speaking' gunman attacked a casino in Manila, stole £1.7million in betting chips and set fire to tables before burning himself to death.

It is understood many of the victims were women who suffocated due to smoke inhalation as crowds battled to get to the exits.

Witnesses said the gunman, who had an assault rifle, entered the Resorts World Manila casino in Pasay City, Philippines, shortly after midnight before opening fire on betting terminals and televisions.

It sparked mass panic and the man was then seen pouring fuel over tables and setting them ablaze while gamblers were fleeing for their lives.

Explosions were also heard coming from the tourist hotpot and bloodied victims were seen being stretchered out of the building. (Daily Mail)

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  • Gamini Friday, 02 June 2017 11:57 AM

    as long as BBS keeps their mouth shut

    CHANDU Friday, 02 June 2017 12:17 PM

    Not sure under the Yahapalanay.

    Adwani Saturday, 03 June 2017 01:52 PM

    idiot duterte ordered his soldiers to rape 3 women at a time, so the result is this

    kale Friday, 02 June 2017 01:34 PM

    I'm sure the operators of all the major hotels in Colombo 02 district, including the new ones being built on Galle Face, will have plans in place to stop something like this happening?Oh, wait....

    Leo Friday, 02 June 2017 10:35 AM

    Now SL seens to be the safest against terrorist attacks. via DM Android App

    ceylon Friday, 02 June 2017 11:14 AM

    big mouth duterte killed only poor civilianshe didnt kill these killers.. via DM Android App


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