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3 suspects slain in shootouts

Ed Amoroso, Ramon Efren Lazaro, Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Two motorcycle riders, said to be guns-for-hire, were killed in an alleged shootout with police officers in Biñan City, Laguna yesterday.

Police said the still unidentified men fired at Highway Patrol Group personnel at a checkpoint in Barangay Langkiwa at around 3:25 a.m.

A manhunt for the companion of the suspects, who managed to escape, is underway.

In Bulacan, robbery suspect Bernie Lastimoso was killed after he allegedly resisted arrest and shot police officers serving an arrest warrant in Norzagaray on Wednesday.

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