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Another village chief gunned down in Nueva Ecija

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 11:07 AM December 09, 2021
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Slain village chair Emiliano Muncal. | Facebook photo

SANTA ROSA, Nueva Ecija––A 52-year-old village chief in this town was gunned down Wednesday by assailants on a motorcycle in front of his house, police said.

Investigators said Emiliano Muncal, chair of Barangay Inspector, was the second village head killed in Nueva Ecija in one month.

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Initial investigation showed that Muncal came from the barangay hall and was about to park his motorcycle in front of his house when the assailants shot him at 7:19 p.m.

The gunmen fled towards the direction of Sta. Rosa-Tarlac Road (Provincial Road), police said.

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Muncal suffered multiple bullet wounds in different parts of his body and died while being treated in a hospital in Cabanatuan City.

On Nov. 5, still-unidentified men shot dead Barangay Chair Zoilo de Belen of Lambakin in Jaen town.

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