In the Philippine province of Cebu unknown shot the mayor

© AFP 2018 / Jay DirectoКарета ambulance in the Philippines. Archival photoIn the Philippine province of Cebu unknown shot the mayor© 2018 AFP / Jay Directo

Unknown assailants shot and killed the mayor of Ronda (Ronda) in the Philippine province of Cebu newspaper Philippine Star, citing police.

Reportedly, four men broke into the office of the mayor Mariano Blanco in the night of Wednesday and ordered employees to lie on the floor. He heard the sounds of shooting, then the unknown immediately left the scene. When the police found Blanco, he was covered in blood.

The newspaper reminds that the mayor was one of the local officials, which President Rodrigo Duterte tied with the illegal drug trade.

In July, the Philippines had been two cases of murder of the mayor. The mayor Tanauan Antonio Khalili, informed, organized public is a shameful procession with the participation of the suspects in the drug trade, was shot while participating in the ceremony officials sang the national anthem. Another mayor of the municipality of General Tinio Ferdinand Bote in the Philippine province of Nueva Ecija was killed behind the wheel of a car.