Brgy. chair shot in N. Cotabato

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A barangay chairman was wounded after being shot by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Carmen, North Cotabato, Friday.

Haji Yusop Kamansa, resident and chairman of Brgy. Lanoon, was brought to the hospital because of a bullet wound to the stom-

ach, said Supt. Bernard Tayong, North Cotabato provincial police spokesman.

The incident occurred along Teodoro st., Brgy. Poblacion, around 3:15 p.m.

Kamansa, 51, was riding his motorcycle from Lanoon, when one of two men on another motorcycle shot him, Tayong said.

Bystanders brought Kamansa to the Carmen Municipal Hospital for treatment.

Police found three fired cartridge cases of a caliber.45 pistol, at the crime scene. — John Roson

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