Ilocos Sur PNP assures safety of residents after deadly gunfight

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The Philippine National Police released an updated report regarding the shooting incident in Ilocos Sur involving supporters of mayoral candidates Lorry Salvador Jr. and Alrico Favis, husband of the incumbent mayor of Magsingal.

“I am pleased to announce that tension in the town of Magsingal, Ilocos Sur has been defused as more police personnel were sent to the area to maintain peace and prevent the situation from further escalating after two opposing groups each led by political aspirants figured in a shooting incident on Saturday morning that left four persons dead and four others wounded,” said PNP acting Officer-in-Charge Lieutenant General Vicente Danao Jr.

A few days before the May 9 polls, four people have died and four others were injured in the said gunfight.

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