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Hostage taker killed in shootout

by on Nov.05, 2010, under Places

The lone suspect who took hostages in Barangay Bangkal in Makati City was killed in a shootout with police operatives. The police district chief told that they haven’t identified the suspect yet. The police report that halted the suspect in a nearby checkpoint but instead of submitting himself to the authorities he speed away from the police post using a hijacked motorcycle. After this the Makati police spotted high caliber firearms and grenade from the suspect. A fireman and a civilian were injured as the suspect engaged in a firefight with the authorities. The southern police chief said the suspect took shelter in a house in the corner of Santos and Belarmino Streets but eventually succumbed after losing blood for gunshot.

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