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Environment office worker slain in Zambo del Sur

/ 06:26 PM February 03, 2021

PAGADIAN CITY—An employee of the Zamboanga del Sur provincial environment and natural resources office (Penro) was shot and killed at a an anti-logging checkpoint in Labangan town on Wednesday (Feb. 3).

Maj. Olympus Wee Bas, chief of the Labangan police, said Darwin Lacerna Adamos, a deputy checker at Penro, was on duty at the checkpoint when two suspects on a motorcycle stopped nearby.

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One of the suspects alighted and shot Adamos repeatedly with the attack caught on security camera video.

Bas said the assailants fled toward the town center after shooting Adamos.

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Investigators found .45 caliber slugs on the crime scene.

Labangan police has launched a pursuit operation.

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TAGS: attack, Checkpoint, Crime, gunshot, Pagadian City, PENRO, Police, Regions
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