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RADIO BROADCASTER HURT IN CEBU CITY SHOOTING

PTFoMS condemns shooting of blocktimer

Malacañang strongly denounced the shooting of Rico Osmeña, a blocktimer for radio station DYLA, who was shot while onboard a minibus traveling along Urdaneta St. in Barangay San Roque, Cebu City on Thursday.

“The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) condemns the attack on Rico Osmeña. I have already asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office to use all available manpower and resources to find and apprehend the perpetrators of this cowardly act,” PTFoMS Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco said in a news release.

Initial report submitted to PTFoMS by the PNP through Maj. Edgar C. Labe, station commander of Police Station 3 in Cebu City, disclosed that at around 12:30 p.m., two unidentified male gunmen suddenly boarded the minibus and shot the victim twice in the back and immediately fled. READ MORE