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Batangas village chief shot after coming from municipal hall

By: - Correspondent / @maricarcincoINQ
/ 10:35 AM March 14, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY – A village chief in Padre Garcia town, Batangas province, was wounded after motorcycle-riding gunmen shot his vehicle on Tuesday.

Andres Linatoc, captain of Barangay Poblacion, had just left the municipal hall of Padre Garcia and was onboard his sports utility vehicle when shot around 11 a.m. in Barangay Poblacion, according to a police report.

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The gunmen escaped. Police were still investigating the case and have yet to determine the motive of the attack.

The Batangas police office on Wednesday said Linatoc remained in the hospital.

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Linatoc, was the latest village chief in Batangas who fell victim to gun attacks.

Earlier this month, Mario Sulit, a village captain from San Juan town was killed by gunmen, although the New People’s Army later issued a statement owning up the attack.

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