Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Journalist covering police raid killed in crossfire in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / June 3, 2009) – A Filipino journalist was killed after suspected drug pushers clashed with policemen on Wednesday in Taytay town outside Manila, reports said.

Another policeman was also killed in the fighting along with Jojo Trajano, who worked for the tabloid Remate.

The journalist joined the police team sent to arrest drug pushers in the town when a firefight erupted at dawn. Trajano was killed in the crossfire. (Mindanao Examiner)

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