After more than an 60 minutes, a suspect was arrested ending the hostage-taking aboard an "Everlasting" bus at NLEK this morning, Monday October 20.

Bus hostage taking NLEX
Just before 9 a.m., Bulacan police managed to enter the bus and deliberately arrest the the hostage-taker, a GMA News report said.

"Very unstable siya, so we had to decide immediately," said Bulacan police director Senior Superintendednt Ferdinand Divina in an interview regarding his deicision to launch an assault on the bus in which at least one policeman was injured while trying to wrest the knife away from the suspect.

SWAT teams and medical units with ambulances were positioned near the area of hostage-taking situation.

No one was initially reported hurt in the incident.

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