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Manila police point to robbery, not terrorism in casino attack

At least 37 dead in shooting; gunman dies after burning himself alive

Resorts World Manila is in lockdown on Friday after a shooting incident around midnight. (Photo by Cliff Venzon)

MANILA -- At least 37 people are dead after a gunman burst into Resorts World Manila, opened fire and torched a portion of the casino around Friday midnight, in what the Philippine police regard as a robbery, and not a terror act.

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