BREAKING: Radio station manager hurt in Sultan Kudarat ambush
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.
The gunmen fled the scene while concerned citizens brought Caballero to St. Louis Hospital.
Investigators are at the crime scene to look for clues.
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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