Hostage-taker: Former Senior Inspector
Rolando Mendoza, stands at the entrance
of the bus earlier in the
An ex-policeman who hijacked a tourist bus (inside the bus)
with negotiators at the front of the bus in Manila.
(Ted Aljibe/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images)
Released: Four hostages - a mother and three
children - are escorted from the bus after being freed.
Former Senior Inspector Rolando Mendoza
A demand was posted by the hostage taker on the bus window.
(Erik De Castro/Reuters)
Demands: A list of the gunman's grudges against the Manila police
department are taped to the windscreen.
Policemen smashed windows and stormed the bus.
(Dennis M. Sabangan/European Pressphoto Agency)
Policemen checks the body of the hostage-taker on
the shattered door of the hijacked bus in Manila,
the Philippines, Aug. 23, 2010.
A hostage is rushed from the scene of the
incident in Manila to hospital.