As of this writing, 37 dead bodies, mostly women, have been found in Resort World Manila after a gunman set the Casino on fire at midnight.
Authorities said that there were no gunshots found in the bodies. The victims have likely died of suffocation. Survivors are now being treated in the hospital.
The unknown gunman who was seen by the CCTV entering through the second floor of the building stormed the casino with gunfire and poured gas on the tables and lit it.
A bag full of chips worth P113 million was found in a storage room. PNP Chief dela Rosa believed that the gunman stole it. He said that the case was robbery and it’s not linked to terrorism.
The gunman eventually burned himself after setting the entire hall on fire which caused panic and stampede among guests and players.
According to NCRPO Chief Oscar Albayalde, the gunman looks like Caucasian who speaks English.
Albayalde also pointed out that there no terrorism threat in Manila but the public must remain calm yet vigilant.
The big question now is, how did the gunman get inside the building? // Netijourn.com
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