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2 riders on ‘unmarked motorcycle’ dead in Cavite shootout

10:47 AM February 03, 2019
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SAN PEDRO CITY, Philippines – Two men were killed in a reported shootout after allegedly refusing to stop at a police checkpoint in Dasmariñas City in Cavite province early on Sunday.

The police, in an initial report, have yet to identify the two slain men.

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According to the police, they were conducting an election checkpoint in Barangay (village) Salawag at about 1 a.m. when the men, riding in tandem on a motorcycle drove by.

Instead of stopping for inspection, the duo allegedly drove by.

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The police geared up for a chase but the two reportedly opened fire prompting the police to shoot back. /cbb

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