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BREAKING: Gunmen storm popular tourist hotspot as explosions heard Philippines hotel on lockdown dur

Explosions have also been heard at Resorts World Manila and casualties are being rushed to hospital.

The shooting started around midnight local time when masked men stormed the popular resort complex in Pasay City.

Footage posted on social media shows screaming hotel guests fleeing for their lives as gunshots are heard.

Images are surfacing of wounded people fleeing the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines.

Islamic State of Iraq and theLevant (Isil) have claimed responsibility for the attack in metropolitan Manila.

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The hotel has confirmed that it is on lockdown.