Police in Manila question taxi driver about casino attack suspect
Police in the Philippines are questioning a taxi driver who may be able to provide details on the suspect in the Manila casino attack that killed dozens of people.
Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Alabayade said the driver took the suspect to the casino.
He said the focus of the investigation now is figuring out the identity and background of the suspect, who killed himself after the attack early on Friday.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the incident but Philippine police said they believed it had been a robbery gone wrong.
According to police, the man stormed into a casino and used petrol to torch gambling tables. More than 35 people died from smoke inhalation.