The killed Mabalacat cops. Photo by Region 3 police Office

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga—Two anti-illegal drugs policemen were shot dead early dawn on Saturday in City of Mabalacat.

Region 3 Police Director Gen. Cesar Pasiwen identified the victims as PSMS Sofronio C Capitle JR. and PSSG DOMINADOR V GACUSAN JR., both members of Mabalacat City Police Station Special Drug Enforcement Unit.

The two were on board a motorcycle and traversing Daang Bakal Road in Barangay Dau at around 3:30 a.m. when unidentified five men on board two motorcycles and wearing bonnets and long sleeves who were tailing them suddenly pounded shots on them until they fell on the ground.

The suspects then alighted from their vehicles and continuously fired shots on them.  

Initial police investigation said the two came from their anti -illegal drug operation..

Pasiwen already ordered a thorough investigation on the incident.