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Retired Army officer killed by cops in Ecija

/ 12:54 PM June 24, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, NUEVA ECIJA—A retired military officer was killed in a gunfight with policemen during a raid at his home on Friday.

Edito Nisnisan, 62, a retired lieutenant colonel of the Philippine Army, allegedly fired at police officers who were serving a search warrant at his residence in Basangan St., San Francisco village at 8:15 a.m., said Senior Supt. Antonio Yarra, Nueva Ecija police director.

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Yarra said the warrant was for unlicensed weapons allegedly in the hands of Nisnisan.

Police recovered a cal. 38 revolver, a fragmentation grenade, various bullets and two sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) during the raid. GAL

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TAGS: Edito Nisnisan, Illegal drugs, Nueva Ecija police, Philippine Army, retired lieutenant colonel, San Antonio town, San Francisco village, shabu
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