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Suspected drug dealer killed in Pangasinan bust

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 10:15 AM July 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A suspected drug dealer was killed in a shootout with police officers in a buy-bust operation in Pangasinan early Thursday.

A report from Col. Rederico Maranan, director of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPO), identified the suspect as Clark Nardo alias “Sky,” of Barangay Alac San Quintin, Pangasinan.

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Police said Nardo is a listed drug personality in Tayog and San Quintin towns in Pangasinan.

Members of the Pangasinan police and the Sta. Maria police station conducted the buy-bust operation and arrested Nardo in Barangay Cauplasan, Sta. Maria at 1:30 a.m.

Police said Nardo resisted arrest and engaged the arresting officers in a brief shootout.

Nardo was injured during the shootout and was rushed to the Eastern Pangasinan General Hospital where he later died.  /muf

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