'My low point was being told to get down out of the line of sight'

A woman from Penarth has described the moment she was locked in a hotel theatre after a gunman opened fire at an open air concert in Las Vegas - killing at least 58 people.

Shooting broke out near to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday evening local time.

Sources are reporting that soldiers from the Welsh Cavalry/1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards were in Las Vegas on R&R and have been attending to those who have been injured.

Emma Holloway, from Penarth, was also in the city with her husband Roy celebrating his 50th birthday.

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"We are currently stuck in the Mandalay Bay theatre," Emma told ITV News.

"They have gone room to room in the hotel and brought everyone down here and have locked us in.

"Apparently they are looking for the woman who was with the gunman.

"My low point was being told to get down out of the line of sight."

Las Vegas Police said that at least 58 people had died and more than 515 were injured.

A number of police officers, both on and off duty, were killed and injured.

The gunman has been described as a "local individual".

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First Minister Carwyn Jones said his "thoughts are with all those affected" by the "senseless attack".

President Donald Trump called the shooting "an act of pure evil".

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