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North Cotabato teacher slain in Maguindanao

/ 03:32 PM February 16, 2019

KIDAPAWAN CITY – An unidentified gunman shot dead a public school teacher on his way to a national high school in Datu Montawal, Maguindanao on Friday.

Chief Inspector Erwin Tabora, Datu Montawal town police chief, said Emmanuel Gonzales, a science teacher of Pikit National High School and a resident of Pikit, was driving his new motorbike on his way to school about 6 a.m. when the gunmen on board a separate motorbike opened fire on him in Barangay Bulit, Datu Montawal, Maguindanao.

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He was hit on his back and fell off his motorbike, which the suspect took as they fled.

Responding police flagged down a passing ambulance and rushed Gonzales to the hospital where he died hours later.

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Tabora believed the killers were after the motorbike./lzb

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