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Mayor Tagged in Drug List Dies in Second Assassination Try

He survived a shooting in January 2019.
4 days ago
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The mayor of Libungan town, Cotabato province, who was tagged in the government's so-called "narco list" died Monday after he was shot at a construction site, authorities said.

It was the second assassination attempt on Mayor Christopher Cuan in as many years. He escaped unharmed from a shooting near his office in January 2019.

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Television footage showed Cuan's parked vehicle at the scene of the crime, its doors left open. Also killed in the shooting was his driver, Navarro Ihao, according to a report on GMA News.

Cuan was in the area to inspect a cockpit arena that was under construction. The identities of the suspects was not immediately known.

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