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2 cops killed in Batangas shooting
Two cops were manning the police base when unidentified gunmen arrived and shot the them. Philstar.com/File photo
BATANGAS, Philippines — Two police officers died while one more was hurt when shot by unidentified suspects in front of a police base in Tanauan City, Wednesday night, police said.
Senior Superintendent Randy Peralta, Batangas police director identified the fatalities as PO3 Edgar Oba-Ob and PO1 Ryan Cedric De Guzman.
A certain Bendio Valencia was hurt in the shooting.
According to report, the two policemen were manning the police base in Barangay Tinurik when three vehicles arrived at about 10:00 p.m.
Subsequently, unidentified suspects shot the two police officers and died on the spot.
Valencia, who was hit with stray bullet, was rushed to Laurel Hospital for treatment.
Police have yet to identify the suspects and motive for shooting.