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By NSPDF-PPCRV Joint Election-Monitoring
October 26, 2010 11:00am

MONDRAGON, Northern Samar    Around 10:20AM today, the NSPDF-PPCRV Joint Election Monitoring Headquarters received confirmation from Election Officer III, Nonita Arzadon on the failure of Elections at Brgy. Langub of the Municipality of Laoang, Northern Samar.

The multi-sectoral monitoring team based in Laoang, led by Rev. Fr. Pio Aquiatan of the Diocese of Catarman PPCRV, received a report around 7:20PM last night, October 25, that a ballot box was snatched at Brgy. Langub, and similar threats at Brgy. Oleras and Brgy. Cancahipos. The monitoring headquarters immediately informed the PNP and AFP, afterwich both agencies deployed personnel and secured Brgy. Oleras and Cancahipos.

The NSPDF-PPCRV Joint Election Monitoring Headquarters is currently awaiting news updates on an incident on October 25 involving a capsized motorboat at Brgy. San Vicente, Catubig.


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