Philippine police said on Saturday they had shot dead a suspect in the 2009 killings of 58 people, the country's worst political massacre, after he hurled a grenade and fired a pistol at them.
This file photo shows a relative of one of the 57 victims of the November 23, 2009 massacre crying as she touches a collage of photos of the victims during a memorial service at the massacre site in Ampatuan, Maguindanao province on the southern island of Mindanao, on November 23, 2010. The killing was the country's worst political massacre.
Maguid Amil resisted arrest after being approached by policemen in the strife-torn southern province of Maguindanao on Friday, Senior Superintendent Melecio Mina said.
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