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Candidate for Maguindanao town councilor hurt in ambush

/ 12:27 PM December 06, 2018

COTABATO CITY – A candidate for town councilor of Maguindanao was hurt in an ambush by still unidentified gunmen in Sultan Kudarat town on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

A woman candidate for vice mayor of Maguindanao who was in the same vehicle, and three others, escaped unhurt.

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Chief Supt. Graciano Mijares, police director for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PNP-ARMM), identified the injured local aspirant as Khadafy Karudin Pendi who was hit in his leg.

Pendi is running for councilor of Parang town, where Amelia Abo, the No. 1 councilor, is running for vice mayor.

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The victims were all on board a Honda Jazz car (AOA 3243) driven by Kim Basag heading toward Cotabato City from Parang when ambushed by still unidentified gunmen along the national highway in Sultan Kudarat at 4:30 p.m.

Also in the vehicle were Hammy Makapeges Manabilang, also a candidate for town councilor, and Bai Shahara Salasal.

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