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Election Violence in Maguindanao Leaves 3 Dead, 1 Injured

Eugenie A. Baluran

Three poll watchers dead, one injured in a shooting incident behind Pilot Elementary School, Buluan, Maguindanao, on Monday morning's election day around 7:25 AM.

Citizens ran for cover within the vicinity once the shooting began.

Of the four reported casualties, the three fatalities were identified as Misuary Dimapalao, Sajid Kamama, and Tata Bulilo, with the fourth injured casualty identified as Jadid Ulangkaya, who were all members of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team stationed at the school.

Suspects' identification and motives remain unknown.

Published: April 19, 2022