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Cop shot dead in Masbate
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - November 9, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer was gunned down in Batuan, Masbate on Thursday.

M/Sgt. Oscar Alegada was talking with a woman along the highway in Barangay Canvanez at around 7:10 p.m. when the assailant approached and shot him in the back, Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said.

Alegada’s companion sought the help of bystanders who brought him to a hospital in San Fernando, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

A manhunt for the gunman is ongoing.

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