2 slain in Ecija drug-bust

  • Written by Steve A. Gosuico
  • Published in Provincial
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CABANATUAN City -- Two drug suspects were killed during an anti-narcotics operation  here Saturday afternoon.

Provincial police director Senior Supt. Antonio C. Yarra said one of the slain suspects was identified as Edmundo dela Vega.
The encounter between the suspects and members of the provincial police drug enforcement unit and the Cabanatuan police happened in Blk. 11, Lot 11 in AGL Subd., Bgy. Caalibangbangan around 2 p.m.
Yarra said his men were conducting an anti-illegal drug operation when Dela Vega and his companion fired shots at the approaching policemen.