Nueva Ecija mayor, vice mayor survive ambush
Ding Cervantes (The Philippine Star) - November 11, 2016 - 12:00am

ARAYAT, Philippines – The mayor and vice mayor of a town in Nueva Ecija were unhurt in an ambush along the national highway in this town on Wednesday.

Cabiao Mayor Ramil Rivera and Vice Mayor Angelito de la Cruz were in a convoy of three vehicles when they were waylaid in Barangay Tabuan at around 11:30 a.m.

De la Cruz’s driver Regalado Agao was hit in the back and remain confined in a hospital. The car bore several bullet holes.

The gunmen escaped in a black car toward Nueva Ecija. Probers have yet to determine the firearms used.

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