TACLOBAN

Army 'shoots self' in Tacloban City

POLICE are investigating an alleged suicide incident involving a member of the Philippine Army in Tacloban City Thursday, July 30, 2020.

Reports reaching the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Eastern Visayas identified the soldier as a 48-year-old Army staff sergeant from Bato, Leyte.

According to Tacloban City Police Office-Station 1 personnel, they received a call from a known private hospital in the city informing them that they heard two gunshots from a room in the hospital around 5 p.m. Thursday.

Responding policemen found the body of the soldier inside the comfort room in facedown position and with blood on the floor.

Police immediately called for the presence of the Scene of the Crime Operatives. (SunStar Philippines)


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