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Barangay chief abducted by NPA rebels in North Cotabato

/ 06:54 PM April 09, 2017
Magpet, North Cotabato (Google maps)

Magpet, North Cotabato (Google maps)

COTABATO CITY — About 50 heavily armed New People’s Army rebels abducted a barangay (village) chairman in Magpet, North Cotabato, on Sunday, police said.

Supt. Romeo Galgo Jr. , spokesperson of the provincial police command, identified the victim as Michael Lingaro, barangay (village) chairman of Mahungcog in Magpet.

Galgo said the rebels arrived at the village around 9 a.m. and ordered the male residents to come out of their homes.


After identifying Lingaro, the rebels left with the victim.  SFM

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