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Palawan environment official shot dead

By: - Correspondent / @demptoanda
/ 08:15 PM May 22, 2017

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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY – A Department of Environment and Natural Resources official in southern Palawan was shot and killed by still unidentified gunmen on Monday afternoon.

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Initial reports from the local police said Fernando Alejo, acting Community Environment and Natural Resource Officer (Cenro) in Narra, a mining town some 60 kilometers south of this provincial capital, was attacked by two men on a motorcycle in front of the Aglipayan Church on Rizal Avenue in that town at 5 p.m.

Alejo died while being rushed to the Narra Municipal Hospital.

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Natividad Bernardino, DENR regional director in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan), confirmed the attack on Alejo, saying police had yet to establish the motive behind the killing.

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