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Student slain in gun attack.

By Malu Cadelina Manar

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A 15-year old high school student in Matalam town in North Cotabato was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman, around 1145 a.m. Tuesday, police reported.

The victim was identified as MJ Mayo Balbalusa, Grade-9 student of the Malamote National High School and a resident of Purok-4 in Barangay Lower Malamote in Matalam.

According to reports from the Matalam municipal police station, Balbalusa was on his way home after he bought food at the Central Malamote when the gunman attacked him.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds on his head and was immediately rushed to the Midway Hospital in Poblacion but was declared dead on arrival.

Investigators led by SPO3 Noel Narciso of the Matalam PNP recovered from the site two slugs of a caliber .45 pistol.

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Title Annotation:Mindanao
Publication:Manila Bulletin
Geographic Code:9PHIL
Date:Sep 12, 2018
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