Casino on Fire – level 1
A man comes into a casino in Manila. He puts gasoline on the gambling tables. He sets them on fire. Thirty-six people die from the smoke.
People panic. They start running away. Seventy people are injured in the panic. Authorities say that this is not a terror attack. The man’s motive is robbery. He steals £1.7 million in chips.
However, the man later kills himself. Police find him dead. His body is in a nearby hotel.
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