two covering police officers killed by drug control agents

Two undercover policemen died on Wednesday afternoon, February 24, in Quezon, Philippines. They were shot dead by agents of PDEA, the Philippine Drug Control Agency. A shooting broke out when the two cops, undercover, they were buying drugs in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, as part of its operation.

Is here, CNN reports, who encountered PDEA agents, who were unaware of their coverage. According to CNN, broadcast in France by Cnews, then shots were exchanged, “whose circumstances are not yet clear,” according to the US media. The two policemen were killed and three injured PDEA agents had to be taken to hospital.

Authorities have launched a joint investigation from the Philippine National Police and PDEA and an investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation of the Philippines. General Ildebrandi Usana, spokesperson for the police national, said the incident, “although serious, will not affect in any way the operational relationship and coordination“, between the two services.

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