TODAY'S HEADLINES

AFTER 26 YEARS | PCGG sells ex-NBI chief's properties for more than P157 million 02-Sep-14, 8:29 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com

JESSICA ZAFRA | Traffic has eaten our lives 02-Sep-14, 11:48 PM | JESSICA ZAFRA

Gov't spending likely picked up in August, says Budget chief 02-Sep-14, 7:38 PM | Rain Castro, InterAksyon.com

SC strikes down Comelec limit on campaign ads airtime 02-Sep-14, 3:20 PM | Brian Maglungsod, InterAksyon.com

64th Palanca Awards honors 47 literary artists, bestows special awards 02-Sep-14, 10:59 AM | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon.com

National

Zambales cop wounded as trapped fugitive hurls grenade

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA, Philippines -- A policeman was slightly wounded when a cornered fugitive, allegedly a cop-killer, hurled a grenade at the team sent to arrest him in Subic, Zambales.

The unidentified member of the Special Weapons and Tactics unit of the Zambales police was hit in the elbow by shrapnel, Senior Superintendent Francisco de Belen Santiago said.

Police have been in a standoff since Tuesday with the suspect, Ali Nali, who has holed out in his house in Barangay Calapacuan.

Nali, who is facing murder and illegal drugs charges, is reportedly armed with high-powered weapons.

When police arrived to serve a warrant for his arrest, Nali refused to go with them.

 

OTHER NATIONAL STORIES
BREAKING NEWS