MANILA, June 2 Philippine police said on Friday
a gunman who fired shots inside an entertainment resort and
casino in the capital, Manila, had committed suicide by setting
"Our assessment is he burned himself. He committed suicide,"
Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Manila police office, said in a
The gunman burst into the casino, fired shots and set gaming
tables alight in Resorts World Manila early on Friday, sowing
panic in a country on high alert after martial law was declared
in the south, but police said the motive was likely robbery.
(Reporting by Manuel Mogato and Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by