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...3 pushers slain in Zambo, Pangasinan

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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A suspected lady drug pusher and two others were killed in separate anti-illegal drug operations in Zamboanga del Norte and Pangasinan.

The fatality was identified Lina Dinawanao, 52, of Bgy. Villaramos, Manukan, Zamboanga del Norte.
   
Reports from Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 said the incident occurred at 2:37 p.m. near the victim’s house.
   
Accordingly, the victim was standing in the area when two unidentified riding-in-tandem suspects arrived and shot the victims repeatedly.
   
Dinawanao died on the spot. Recovered at the crime scene were empty shells for cal. .45 pistol .
   
Police believed that the killing of Dinawanao has something to do with the killing of the latter’s friend, identified as Andy Calabio, a known drug personality who surrendered to authorities.
   
Meanwhile in Binmaley and Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan, two suspected drug pushers were also killed.
   
Reports said Alfredo Felix Castro, alias Dong, was shot dead by RIT suspects at 5:45 p.m. in front of a sari-sari store in Bgy. Baybay Lopez, Binmaley.
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Another suspected drug personality, identified as Domingo Flores, 49, was shot dead in Bgy. Balingue, Sta. Barbara at 5:30 p.m.
   
Recovered from the crime scene were empty shells for cal. 9mm pistol.
   
The report said the fatalities were included in the police drug watchlist.