Series of gunfire near police station in Bulan, Sorsogon | BICOL TODAY

Series of gunfire near police station in Bulan, Sorsogon

BULAN, Sorsogon Province – Police on Wednesday evening were investigating an incident near its town police headquarters on the indiscriminate firing of automatic weapons by unknown gunmen.

The scene of the firing was some 300 meters from Bulan police station at Barangay Aquino, this town, about 9:15 pm, Wednesday, January 16, this year.

Police initial feedback said there was no report of casualties so far at the start of the investigation.

As reported, Bulan police were alerted by a series of gunfire coming from the east direction, more or less 300 meters away, from the police station when the gunfire had happened, lasting for about 1 minute.

Immediately, two(2) units from joint elements of Bulan MPS and 2nd PMFC were dispatched to the area where the bursts of gunfire came from, and they recovered ten (10) empty shells for the M16 rifle.

Police suspected the gunmen are members of the New People’s Army (NPA), but the rebel group in the province has not issued a statement owning the firing incident.

Police operatives were still investigating as of press time. []

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