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Airbnb to review the ” high risk of booking the following Halloween shooting

FILE PHOTO: A woman talks on the phone at the Airbnb office is located in the SOMA district of San Francisco, California, USA, August 2, 2016. REUTERS/Joe Lurie

(Reuters) – Airbnb Inc. will start with a 24/7 hotline and a review of high-risk reservations,” following the Halloween shooting incident in California, the hiring platform, said in an e-mail to employees seen by Reuters.

The company has been prohibited from “party houses” and after the shooting incident last week, five people were killed when a huge Halloween gathering within a house.

Airbnb will expand on the manual screening of high-risk reservations by Dec. 15 to the accused, reservations, and to start a verification process for all of the listings on the platform, according to the e-mail.

Report by Ayanti Berra in Bengaluru; Editing by shailesh Kuber

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