Tanod’s wife slain in Laoag City

Manila Bulletin - - Luzon News -

An im­pro­vised ex­plo­sive de­vice (IED) went off at the house of the chief of vil­lage watch­men in Barangay 22, Laoag City, last Thurs­day morn­ing, re­sult­ing in the death of his wife, po­lice said yes­ter­day. Supt. Ed­win Balles, chief of po­lice of Laoag City, iden­ti­fied the fa­tal­ity as Noemi Fi­esta, wife of tri­cy­cle driver and barangay tanod Cres­en­cio Fi­esta, 55. The tanod was also wounded in the ex­plo­sion at their house on Juan Luna Street, Barangay 22 in Laoag. In­ves­ti­ga­tors are look­ing into a land dis­pute as the pos­si­ble mo­tive in the at­tack. (Lie­zle Basa Iñigo)

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