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Taguig cop shot dead by robbery suspects

/ 05:15 PM December 14, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer was killed in a shootout with two robbery suspects in Taguig City on Thursday.

PO1 Arnel Taccaban, assigned at the Intelligence Section of the Taguig City Police, was shot during a follow-up police operation against two unidentified men linked to series of robbery-hold up incidents in Barangay Pinagsama.

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Taccaban was rushed to Taguig Pateros Hospital but eventually died.

According to a report from the Southern Police District on Friday, Taccaban conducted many operations before that led to the arrest of several suspects.

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Investigation on the incident is still ongoing, as of this posting. /kga

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