A LAWYER, a cousin of a peace negotiation consultant, and his bodyguard were gunned down at about 4.30 a.m. on Tuesday while attending the Misa De Gallo (Dawn Mass) in San Pablo town in Isabela province.

A police report said lawyer Arlan Castañeda, 38, of San Pablo town and Melito Binag, 38, of Cabagan town were inside the Catholic Church when two unidentified assailants appeared and fired shots at them.

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