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Poultry farm worker killed in Tarlac drug bust

CONCEPCION, TARLAC – A poultry farm worker was killed after he allegedly resisted arrest and engaged policemen in a gunfight during a buy-bust operation here on Wednesday evening.

Police said Ronaldo Garcia, 49, a resident of Barangay San Francisco in Mabalacat Pampanga, sensed that he was transacting with an undercover agent and fired at the policeman, who consequently retaliated.

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Garcia died on the spot and police recovered from him a cigarette pack containing nine plastic sachets of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth), said Concepcion police chief Supt. Redentor Ulsano. /kga

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