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4 ‘carjackers’ slain in shootout with Bulacan cops

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 02:36 PM November 03, 2019
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Police and four carjack suspects engaged in a shootout in Barangay Bagong Silang, Plaridel, Bulacan at dawn on Sunday. (Photo by the Bulacan Provincial Police)

PLARIDEL, Bulacan — Four suspected carjackers were killed in a reported shootout with policemen here at dawn on Sunday, police said.

Police Col. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, said the suspects refused to stop when flagged down by policemen in Barangay Bagong Silang at 3:50 a.m.

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Bersaluna said the suspects sped off on board a gray Toyota Vios that they allegedly stole in Pulilan town, prompting policemen to launch a hot pursuit operation against them.

Police recovered from the suspects a .45-caliber pistol, a Uzi submachine gun, and two .38-caliber revolvers.

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