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‘ISIS gunmen’ storm Manila hotel and casino popular with western tourists with explosions heard

Crowds of people ran from the complex as smoke billowed from the roof of one of the buildings

Dozens of tourists are feared injured after an ISIS gunman opened fire at a hotel resort near Manila airport in the Philippines.

The shooting happened at the popular Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines at about midnight local time.

Explosions and gunshots were heard coming from the tourist hotpot and bloodied victims were later seen being stretchered out of the building.

A masked gunman was seen on the second floor of one of the complex’s four hotels, where he is said to have fired at guests and hotel employees.manila shooting-2Footage, posted on social media, shows guests fleeing as gunshots ring out across the resort.

Kara Verano filmed people fleeing and described a ‘teargas burning’ substance in the air as she and her friends hid in a ‘restaurant storeroom’.

Writing on Facebook she said: ‘We were just eating at Bulgogi when we heard gunshots other customers said that there were men coming out of the casino wearing masks and armed.Emergency services treated victims on the pavement outside the hotel, casino and nightclub 

 

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