Five men hired to clear grassy land in Bulacan massacred | Inquirer News

Five men hired to clear grassy land in Bulacan massacred

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 05:27 PM July 25, 2022
The photo shows a map of Bulacan where five men were massacred in a remote and hilly area

Map of Bulacan

DOÑA REMEDIOS TRINIDAD, Bulacan — Five men who were trimming cogon grass in a remote and hilly area in this town were shot dead on Monday morning, police said.

Capt. Eugenio de Ramos, the town’s police chief, said the massacre happened at about 10:30 a.m. in Barangay Camachile. The victims have yet to be identified.


The victims were allegedly hired to clear the grassy area, which is the subject of a land dispute, de Ramos said.

According to investigators, a companion of the victims found the bodies at 11:15 a.m. while delivering their lunch.


De Ramos said a witness living nearby reported hearing gunshots at about 10:30 a.m. No other details were disclosed.

Police were still investigating the incident as of this posting.


Massacre in Bulacan

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bulacan, Crime, Massacre
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.