Hello and welcome to the details of Police respond to reported mass hostage-taking at Manila mall and now with the details
MANILA, March 2 — Heavily armed police were deployed at a mall in the Philippine capital Manila today after reports that a disgruntled employee was holding a group of people hostage, an AFP journalist saw.
The mayor of a section of Manila had earlier told journalists that a security guard was holding up to 30 people in an administrative office and had shot at least one person.
“The initial information that we have... is he has firearms and grenades with him,” San Juan city mayor Francis Zamora said.
“There is already one (person) that was shot already a while ago and has been rushed to... hospital,” he added.
The mall was crowded with shoppers and employees who were told to evacuate the building after hearing at least one gunshot.
Manila's malls are centres of life that include everything from restaurants and shops to churches and medical facilities. — AFP
These were the details of the news Police respond to reported mass hostage-taking at Manila mall for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.