• Ex-marine killed in Navotas ambush


    A former member of the Philippine Marines was killed while a police officer and an electrician were wounded during an ambush staged by four suspects riding two motorcycles in Navotas on Sunday night. Dead at the Tondo Medical Center from multiple gunshot wounds was Philip Panelo, 39, while treated for gunshot wounds from stray bullets were Police Officer 2 Clemencio Santos, 42, detailed at Navotas Police station and Danilo Montances, 54, of Block 7, Lot 40, Barangay NBBS. Panelo was walking at about 9 p.m. along Barangay NBBS when the suspects fired shots at him. Santos who happened to be in the area responded and traded shots with the suspects but was hit on his leg. His service firearm was thrown several meters away and picked up by one of the suspects before fleeing.


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