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Man killed after lobbing grenade at Isabela cops

/ 02:30 PM July 12, 2018

ROXAS, ISABELA – A motorcycle-riding man was shot dead after hurling a grenade at policemen at 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday (July 11).

The police manning a checkpoint in Barangay (village) San Placido noticed the rider turn back to avoid being flagged down, so they gave chase. When  he rider entered a narrow road, he turned and hurled a grenade, which exploded near the patrol car.

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The man tried to throw a second hand grenade but police fired at him, killing him, said Senior Inspector Frances Littaua, Isabela police spokesperson.

The man has not been identified. He was described as five-foot tall, and between 20 and 30 years old. The man was wearing a black shirt and a blue-and-black-colored short pants. Villamor Visaya Jr./lb

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