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× Cop killed in encounter with NPA in Iloilo

MANILA, Philippines --- A police captain was killed during an encounter with a group of local communist rebels in Januiay, Iloilo last Wednesday.


Police said Capt. Efren Espanto Jr., 29, was killed after sustaining a gunshot wound in the right portion of his head after a shootout with an undetermined number of armed communist rebels in Brgy. Aglobong at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.