6 people killed by unknown gunmen in Pangasinan
DAGUPAN CITY—Unidentified gunmen killed six people here and in several towns of Pangasinan on Tuesday.
Residents of Barangay Lucao discovered two dead men sprawled on a vacant lot along the national road at 10 p.m., each with white bond paper on their chests that read, “Wag tularan tulak/mamamatay tao ako susunod na kayo … DDS (Don’t emulate, I am a pusher and murderer. You will follow my fate. DDS).”
Police later identified them as Zaldy Abalos and Roman Clifford Manaois, both residents of Barangay Carael.
Earlier at 7 p.m. in this city, 18-year-old student Julius Rabina was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen while he was feeding his dog in front of their house in Barangay Tebeng.
The gunmen had approached Rabina asking for his father. When he did not reply, one of the men shot Rabina in the armpit.
Three other bodies of suspected drug dealers were found in the towns of Binalonan, Manaoag and Basista.
Pieces of cardboard with the phrase, “Pusher ako, huwag tularan (I am a pusher, don’t emulate),” were found beside all of the victims. Their identities have not been released at press time.
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