3 robbers killed in an encounter

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 15 2012 01:49 PM | Updated as of Apr 15 2012 09:49 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Three alleged members of the hold-up gang “Dan Muslim Group” died in an encounter with the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit in Angeles City, Pampanga on Sunday morning.

Initial investigations said the authorities and the robbers had a brisk exchange of gunfire while the suspects were riding a motorcycle.

Another suspect was able to escape but the authorities believe he’s already wounded after the crossfire.

Elements of the Scene of the Crime Operatives are currently tracking down the escapee. – from a report by Jay Pelayo, dzMM