Resort World Manila, Philippines, 02/06/2017

Philippines hotel attack: 37 victims suffocated after 'white' gunman shot gambling machines and started a fire in 'botched robbery'

Thirty-seven bodies were found at a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital, Manila, on Friday, after what the police described as a botched robbery attempt 

Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex

At least 36 bodies have been recovered from a casino and hotel complex in the Philippine capital, Manila, where a lone gunman opened fire overnight.

Most of the dead suffocated in thick toxic smoke after the man set fire to casino tables, officials told the BBC.

What we know about the Philippine resort attack and how it unfolded

At least 35 people died at Resorts World Manila in the Philippines after a gunman stormed the resort in an attempted robbery and torched gambling tables, creating a choking amount of smoke, law enforcement and company officials said.

What to Know About the Attack at Resorts World Manila

At least 36 people died in the Philippines when an upscale hotel and casino complex was attacked in the early hours of Friday morning, local time. AP reports that a Philippine operative of ISIS claimed responsibility, but police say the attack was not linked to terrorism.

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