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2 suspects dead, cop hurt in Batangas buy-bust

/ 02:13 PM August 25, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY – Two suspected drug pushers were killed in a police operation in Lipa City in Batangas province on Saturday morning.

The suspects were identified as Erwin Ramirez, alias “Mulawin,” and Ezekiel Reyes. A third suspect, who police failed to identify, had escaped.

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A report from the regional police said authorities conducted a buy-bust operation around 2 a.m. in Barangay (village) Inosluban.

During the sale of the illegal drug, Llamarez and Reyes allegedly drew out their guns and began shooting. They hit Police Officer 3 Alexis Mendoza on his foot, prompting the other policemen to shoot the suspects back, the police claimed.

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Both suspects were taken to the Metro Lipa Medical Center but died on the way.

The police recovered about a kilogram of suspected marijuana leaves and 10 grams of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth). They also found two .45 caliber guns from the scene. MARICAR CINCO

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