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Filipino who saved Las Vegas’ victims traumatized by the mass shooting

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The Filipino taxi driver hailed as one of the heroes in the Las Vegas shooting massacre is asking for help to go back to the Philippines after being traumatized from the horrific incident.

Winifredo Maquindang, 66, told in an online interview with The Filipino Times that he wants to go back to his hometown in Loboc, Bohol as he was traumatized from the mass shooting last October 2.

It was said to be the worst mass shooting incident in the modern US history for recording 59 deaths, including the shooter Stephen Paddock, and 489 injured people.

“[Natrauma] ako sa incident sa Las Vegas. Kailangan ko magrelax. Hirapan ako matulog gabi-gabi,” he told TFT.

Maquindang accompanied six victims running from the shooting with his taxi and took them to a hospital.

He has just started his job in Las Vegas as a taxi driver for Checker Taxi on September 25 when the incident happened.

He also said that he wants to take care of his mother who is suffering from diabetes.

“Yung nanay ko may sakit…Wala akong salary ngayon dahil four days pa lang ako sa job,” he said.

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