Casino robbery in the Philippines ends up deadly for dozens

PHILIPPINES (WJBF) – Today in the Philippines, people are rushing to funeral homes to claim the remains of loved ones who died in a casino fire.

Police in the Philippines say 36 people suffocated from smoke after a gunman stormed into a casino-hotel complex.

Officials say the suspect set fire to gambling tables before fleeing with a bag of casino chips.

The suspect was later found dead from an apparent suicide.

The attack happened Thursday at the Resorts World in Manila.

 

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