2 suspected ‘akyat bahay’ thieves killed in QC shootout

/ 07:41 AM March 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two suspected “akyat bahay” thieves were killed in an encounter with the police in Quezon City early Friday morning.

According to police, they received a call from a security guard about an ongoing break-in along Joyful Street in Sitio Veterans, Barangay (village) Bagong Silangan at around 2 a.m.


When police officers arrived at the scene, the suspects opened fire, starting a shootout.

The two suspects were killed on the spot, police said.


Police have yet to identify the suspects who both wore t-shirts, short pants, and black ski masks. /muf

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