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Rolando Mendoza

Rolando Mendoza is a Filipino former policeman who took 15 Chinese tourists hostage in a tour bus in Manila on Monday.

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Mendoza, 55, was armed with a M16 rifle, kept police at bay for 12 hours. A Swat team stormed the bus when he began opening fire on his captives, at least six of whom survived. Mendoza was killed in the assault.

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The number of casualties is said to be seven.