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BREAKING: Radio station manager hurt in Sultan Kudarat ambush

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 03:58 PM October 30, 2019
Benjie Abdul Caballero

Benjie Abdul Caballero

MANILA, Philippines – A station manager of Radyo ni Juan was injured after he was shot by unidentified armed men on board a motorcycle in Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday afternoon.

Initial report from Tacurong City Police Station said Benjie Abdul Caballero was waiting for a tricycle along Barangay New Isabela in the city when two motorcycle-riding men shot him in the chest at 1:15 p.m.

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The gunmen fled the scene while concerned citizens brought Caballero to St. Louis Hospital.

Investigators are at the crime scene to look for clues.

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National Union Of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) said in a Facebook post that Caballero previously announced that he was receiving death threats.

Caballero is also the president of Sultan Kudarat Provincial Task on Media Security, NUJP said.

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