Ambush on former Rep. Amado Espino Jr.
LATEST UPDATE: September 13, 2019 - 11:57am
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September 13, 2019

The driver of Amado Espino Jr., a former governor and congressman of Pangasinan, has died from injuries sustained in an ambush on Wednesday, The STAR reports. 

The driver, who was also wounded in the attack, managed to bring Espino to the hospital.

Espino is said to be in stable condition.

September 11, 2019

Former Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino Jr. is now in stable condition following an ambush on Wednesday afternoon. 

Former Rep. Amado Espino Jr. (Pangasinan), who is also a former provincial governor, has been ambushed and is "fighting for his life in a hospital in Pangasinan," Sen. Richard Gordon says in a tweet.

"All five of his bodyguards heroically shielded Espino with their bodies and they all perished," Gordon also says.

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