Anti-Mining Activist Killed in Compostela Valley

News Philippines Jan 2, 2009 at 12:34 pm

An anti-mining activist was killed by unidentified men two days before Christmas, an environmentalist group in Compostela Valely said.

Fernando Sarmiento, 39, secretary general of Panalipdan-Southern Mindanao Region (SMR), was killed by still unidentified men, December 23, around 7 p.m. at Purok 1, Barangay Cabinuangan, New Bataan, Compostela Valley Province.

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