Hospitals: 6 out of 15 bus hostages dead

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Hospitals in the Philippine capital say six out of 15 Chinese tourists have been killed as police stormed their bus to end a daylong hostage-taking by a dismissed
policeman.

Police said earlier the hostage-taker was killed Monday evening.

The Manila Hospital says five hostages were brought there, two of them dead on arrival and three alive without injuries.

The Manila Doctors Hospital is reporting it received four dead and one woman in critical condition.

The Philippine General Hospital said two hostages were brought alive.
      
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