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Reports of gunfire, explosion heard outside high-end hotel in Pasay; connecting hotel on lockdown

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Explosion and gunfire were heard outside the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City.

Based on initial reports, authorities, including the SWAT team immediately responded to the said incident.

Shouting and gunfire were heard on the second floor of the high-end hotel.

In a statement issued by the Resorts World management, “the company is working closely with the Philippine National police to ensure that all guests and employees are safe.”

Authorities have already beefed up security in and around the compound.

As of press time, fire alert has been raised to first alarm and a security guard of the hotel sustained injuries from the said commotion.

No word yet if the Resorts World incident is connected to the ongoing assualt between government troops and the Maute group in Marawi City.

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