THE WORLDPOST
10/24/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Police: Manila bus rescue was botched

A mother who survived Monday's armed siege on a tour bus in the capital, Manila, said yesterday that her husband charged the gunman, only to be killed. The woman was one of 15 package tourists from Hong Hong who were taken hostage aboard the bus by a disruntled former police officer. The standoff led to what police acknowledged last night was a botched rescue by commandos.

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