During the public ceremonial events were shot the mayor
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The incident occurred in the Philippine city of Tanauan Monday, July 2. Mayor Antonio Khalili attended the public ceremony of raising the flag when he came in sight of the sniper, reports CNN, citing sources in the local police.
Present filmed the incident on video. It is possible to see how the city and other officials raise the flag of the Philippines to the sounds of the national anthem. At some point, heard the shot, and then the crowd panic.
Khalili was hospitalized with a gunshot wound, but to save his doctors failed because the mayor died in the hospital.
Local official Jerry Laressa said earlier that Azhar had received threats because of his fight against organized crime and in particular drug trafficking.
It is noted that Khalili was killed by an unknown assassin.
Earlier it was reported that the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, assassinated.
The tragedy occurred at Meskel square in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, where the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave a speech before thousands of supporters.
It is reported that unknown persons at the event threw a hand grenade. The head of the government was not injured, but several people who were in the crowd were killed. Also many of those present were injured.
The organizer of the rally, Seyoum Teshome said that the attack was being prepared against the Prime Minister.
“The man tried to get into sitting on the stage of the Prime Minister, but was restrained by the crowd,” said Teshome. He added that on suspicion of involvement in the assassination arrested three people: two men and a woman.
Trayan Markevich has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Quebec Times, Trayan Markevich worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.