OK, here’s the thing disgruntled highly decorated ex policeman with a M-16, I don’t think they will give you back your job if you hijack a bus of tourists and threaten to kill them…I’m just saying. Rolando Mendoza, who had been spitting chips over his sacking (drugs and extortion), hijacked a tourist bus in Manila and demanded his job back. Unfair dismissals can be a bitch. Anywho, last night the police stormed the bus and it didn’t go all that well. Eight tourists ended up dead after the hijacker panicked and sprayed bullets inside the bus. Questions are now being raised about the competence of the Philippine’s SWAT team after they hesitated in shooting the gunmen when they had a chance. Hmm, it didn’t help that the whole saga was being beamed live into people’s living rooms. A sad and tragic end.
Footage of SWAT team attempting to end siege….OK, not that competent!