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Nine killed in Philippine shooting spree

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Jan 04, 2013 08:59 hrs

Manila: At least nine people, including two children, were killed and 11 others injured when a man went on a shooting rampage in a Philippine village, police said Friday.

Police identified the suspect as Ronald Bae who shot his neighbours in Tabon 1 village in Cavite province, Xinhua reported.

The victims included the shooter's granddaughter, said a senior police official.

Bae had been drinking since Thursday night. On Friday morning, he started shooting at his neighbours using a .45-calibre pistol. The rampage lasted for almost 30 minutes. He was killed by police in an ensuing encounter.

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