Around midnight in the heart of Resorts World in the Philippines capital were heard shots and explosions.
According to witnesses, people ran out of buildings and jumping out of Windows.
The Philippines, CNN reported that an armed man in black, whose face was hidden by a mask, opened fire on the second floor of the hotel guests and employees.
One of the visitors of the casino said that an unidentified man splashed out on a gambling table a flammable liquid and a fire. In the room the fire started.
It is known that the attackers were few.
According to local media, 25 people were taken to city hospitals with injuries of varying severity. But, as reported by the media, the number of victims may grow, as the evacuation of people from buildings is not finished yet. In the area of a shootout between terrorists and security personnel.
Terrorist organization «Islamic state» has claimed responsibility for the attack.
In the tourism complex of Resorts World Manila are the four Inns, the country’s largest casino, shopping complex, restaurants and cinemas. Across from him is an international airport.