Hostage-takers at a Masuerte Rural Bank branch along Zapote Road in Bacoor, Cavite, surrendered to authorities hours after holding six employees hostage, a television report said.
A report on News TV Live said, the four hostage-takers peacefully surrendered to authorities after hours of negotiations.
All the released hostages were taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention, the report said.
Earlier, Chief Supt. Gil Meneses, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) police regional director, said a crisis management committee was convened by the local government to coordinate the police response. — LBG, GMA News