The Manila hostage crisis continues to worsen, as the death toll increased to 10 on Tuesday.
More injuries continue to be reported as hostages are being brought to a Manila hospital.
A woman died at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Manila early morning today. She was one of the hostages. Three other hostages have been pronounced dead at the Ospital ng Maynila and four more at the Manila Doctors Hospital.
The tenth person killed in the Manila hostage incident was the hostage taker himself.
Six hostages are being treated for serious injuries in different hospitals.
Hong Kong paid its remembrance and mourned deaths of tourists who were killed in the Manila hostage tragedy by lowering flags at half-mast on Tuesday at the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
China has strongly condemned the Manila hostage taking of Chinese tourists and has demanded that the Philippine government thoroughly investigate the incident.