Leyte village chief survives slay try | Inquirer News

Leyte village chief survives slay try

The local government of a Leyte town is eyeing to plant 10,000 trees every year in a bid to save the environment and its inhabitants.


ORMOC CITY — A village chief escaped death on Sunday after motorcycle-riding assailants tried to kill him in Barangay Poblacion, Leyte town, Leyte.

Edgar Dela Rosa, 52, a barangay captain of Baco, was on his way home on board his Toyota Hilux when the suspects fired at the vehicle on Mabini Street in Barangay Poblacion, Leyte town, Leyte.


Captain Rush Alvarado, chief of the Leyte town police, said Dela Rosa managed to hide inside his vehicle and evaded the bullets.


Local police immediately conducted a hot pursuit operation to arrest the suspects.


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