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Brother of Manila bus hijacker asks for deadline extension

world Updated: Aug 23, 2010 15:16 IST

A brother of a heavily armed policeman, dismissed from the service has asked him for an extension of 30 minutes against a 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) deadline he set.

Gregorio Mendoza, a senior police officer, was overheard by reporters while talking by mobile phone to his brother who has taken mostly foreigners hostage aboard a tourist bus in central Manila.