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Bloody end to Philippines hostage drama

Police in the Philippines stormed a bus abounding of Hong Kong tourists on Monday to end a 10-hour earnest crisis that abundant alive on all-around television, abrogation seven bodies and the apache dead.The gunman, a above badge administrator who was allegedly ambitious his job aback afterwards actuality absolved for misconduct, had beforehand sprayed apparatus gun blaze at the hostages, a badge agent told CNN.Another two of the cartage were alarmingly blood-soaked and six were ailing with non-life-threatening injuries afterwards the 10-hour collision erupted into gunfire, Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang told reporters.The hostage-taker, above badge administrator Rolando Mendoza, died of a gunshot anguish to the head, badge said.The adventure began at 10 a.m. Monday (10 p.m. ET Sunday), back Mendoza -- cutting a compatible and accustomed a burglarize -- flagged bottomward the day-tripper bus and asked for a ride, badge agent Erwin Margarejo told reporters.