ELECTION VIOLENCE | Iloilo mayor's husband slain in ambush

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ILOILO CITY - The husband of Lemery, Iloilo municipal mayor was killed in an ambush this morning.

Police identified the victim as June Apura, husband of Lemery Mayor Ligaya P. Apura. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Sara District Hospital, in nearby Sara town, also in Iloilo.

The mayoralty post of Lemery is being contested among UNA's Apura, Lowel Tuando Arban of the ruling Liberal Party, and independent candidate Vicente Degala Inion.

Meanwhile, the police in Lemery is now investigating the incident.