Published: Saturday 07 July, 2018

Trece Martires, Cavite Vice Mayor Shot Dead in Ambush; 3rd LGU Official Killed

Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan of Trece Martires, Cavite has been ambushed. Lubigan died after being shot by unknown assailants in Trece Martires Saturday, July 7, at arounf 3:00 PM.

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The assassination of Trece Martires vide mayor Alex Lubigan is the third such killing of an LGU official in two weeks. (Wikipedia)

Reports from social media and news sites say the vice mayor was attacked in front of the Korean hospital in Trece Martires City. No details of his killing has been released by the Philippine National Police (PNP) as of this writing.

Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan is the third local government official assassinated in a span of a week.

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On Monday, July 2, Mayor Antonio Halili was shot dead by a sniper in Tanauan City, Batangas while leading local officials and city employees in a flag ceremony.

The next day, the mayor of Gen. Tinio, Nueva Ecija was ambushed and killed in Cabanatuan City. 

After two killings some LGU officials have called on the government for protection.