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Nueva Ecija gun attacks kill 1, wound another

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 08:06 PM April 12, 2021

CABANATUAN CITY—An online seller was killed while a rice mill owner was wounded in separate gun attacks in Nueva Ecija province last Sunday (April 11), according to police.

The slain online seller, Joan Santos, 32, was a resident of the village of Bantug Norte.

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Police said Santos was driving an improvised tricycle, locally known as kolong-kolong, with her cousin when a gunman shot her with a short firearm at the village of Pangatian here past 6 p.m.

Santos died instantly while the gunman and an accomplice fled, according to police.

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Earlier that day, businessman Albert Duran was standing in the compound of his rice mill when he was shot by two men on board a motorcycle.

Duran suffered multiple bullet wounds and was rushed to the Bongabon District Hospital but was transferred to a private hospital where he is still being treated.

Police have yet to determine the motive for the attacks.

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