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Ex-Gov. Umali’s secretary-aide killed, trader-hubby hurt in Ecija gun attack

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija -- A provincial capitol employee assigned as private secretary of former Gov. Aurelio M. Umali was gunned down while her husband-businessman was wounded when two unidentified motorcycle-riding men shot them on their way home here last Sunday night after spending the weekend in Baguio City. (adsbygoogle =…

Another engineer shot dead in Ecija

STO. Domingo, Nueva Ecija -- Another engineer-cum-contractor was gunned down by an unidentified assassin while the victim was having a drinking spree with his relatives here last Sunday afternoon. Killed was Manuel Farin, 64, of Bgy. Cabugao, this town. Police said Farin was having a drinking session with his brother…

12-hr power outage to hit parts of Ecija Wednesday

CABANATUAN City -- Some parts in Nueva Ecija will experience a 12-hour power outage on Wednesday due to maintenance works to be conducted within the area, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To be affected by the 12-hour brownout is the Nueva…

Bloody funeral wake

LAUR, Nueva Ecija – A funeral wake in this town turned bloody when a 37-year-old barber playing a card game was shot and killed by one of two gunmen, police said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the suspects was wounded after a lawman also attending the night…

Cop killed by hostage-taker in Nueva Ecija

RIZAL, Nueva Ecija – A police officer responding to a hostage-taking incident was shot dead on Saturday night by the hostage-taker in Bgy. Del Pilar, this town. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Provincial police director Sr. Supt. Antonio Yarra identified the slain lawman as PO3 Hernando Largo, 47, married, of…

3 killed in clashes with Ecija cops

CABANATUAN City -- Three persons trying to evade authorities conducting intensified checkpoint operations were killed in separate armed encounters in Nueva Ecija before dawn yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Provincial police director Senior Supt. Eliseo T. Tan-ding said two of those killed were riding a black Kawasaki Bajaj tricycle,…

Ecija admin on solon’s ‘quarry scam’ allegations: baseless

PALAYAN City -- “It reeks of sordid unprofessionalism, baseless and nothing but a cheap publicity spin.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thus reacted lawyer Alejandro R. Abesamis, Nueva Ecija provincial administrator, as he defended the provincial government from accusations of irregularities hurled by third district Rep. Rosanna “Ria” V. Vergara…

Ecija trader killed by RIT gunmen

SAN Antonio, Nueva Ecija -- A 48-year-old businessman driving a motorcycle on his way home to Cabiao town was peppered with bullets by unidentified riding-in-tandem assailants here last Saturday night. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Killed was Apolinar Santos, of Bgy. Bagong Sicat, Cabiao, Nueva Ecija. He was driving a…

3 drug inmates who bolted Ecija jail still scot-free

CABANATUAN City -- More than three weeks after bolting prison last April 8, three drug inmates of the Nueva Ecija Provincial Jail have remained scot-free, a jail official said. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); NEPJ provincial warden Joel John de Leon said they have stepped up efforts to track down…

Ecija wake turns bloody, 1 killed, 1 of 2 gunmen hurt

LAUR, Nueva Ecija -- A funeral wake here turned bloody when a 37-year-old barber playing a card game was shot and killed and one of two gunmen who staged the attack was wounded after a lawman also attending the night vigil shot him in the foot during their escape, police…
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