George Benaojan

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Philippine journalist gunned down in Cebu market

New York, December 2, 2005—An unidentified gunman killed radio and newspaper journalist George Benaojan in the central city of Cebu on Thursday night before fleeing in a taxi. Benaojan, 27, died at a local hospital around midnight, according to international news reports.

Benaojan was talking to a man in a market when the gunman approached and shot the journalist in the mouth, neck, and chest, according to news reports. A bystander was injured by a stray bullet. Witnesses reported seeing the gunman in the area several hours before the attack, according to news reports.
December 2, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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PHILIPPINES

DECEMBER 1, 2005
Posted: December 7, 2005

George Benaojan, DYBB and Bantay Balita

KILLED—UNCONFIRMED

An unidentified gunman killed radio and newspaper journalist Benaojan in the central city of Cebu before fleeing in a taxi. Benaojan, 27, died at a local hospital shortly afterward, according to international news reports.
December 1, 2005 12:00 PM ET

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