2 hacked to death

Two Negrenses were hacked to death by seven suspects in Pontevedra and Escalante City, Negros Occidental, Thursday and Saturday, October 26 and 28.

Five suspects hacked a 42-year-old man to death and burned his house in Brgy. Cambarus, Pontevedra, on Saturday, the police said.

The suspects from Brgy. Cambarus barged into the house of the victim and hacked him in different parts of the body.

The daughter of the victim who went out of the house saw two men starting to burn their house, the police said.

The victim was brought to the Pontevedra Rural Health Unit but was declared dead on arrival.

Meanwhile, a 17-year-old was also hacked by two unidentified suspects at Crossing Vito, Brgy. Hacienda Fe, Escalante City, on Thursday.

The victim and his companion were waiting for a friend when two suspects approached them and hacked the victim several times causing his death, the police reported.

His friend was able escape.*

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