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Bodies of 5 men found along Cebu highway


CEBU CITY — Five unidentified men were found dead along the Transcentral Highway in Cebu City at about 3 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4.


Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, said in a Facebook post that emergency personnel found the bodies in Barangay Malubog, a mountain village along the Transcentral Highway, which connects Cebu City to northwestern Cebu.

The victims bore gunshot wounds in the different parts of the body, said Bañacia.


Three of the victims were found slumped on the ground beside two motorcycles. The two others were inside a white van with plate number GFF 192.

“Short firearms were seen near the bodies,” said Banacia’s FB post.

Police have yet to give a statement on the incident. /cbb

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