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Hanoi (VNA) - At least eight people were killed in a shootout in the southern Philippine province of Cotabato around August 29 noon, police and local official said.

A local official said the victims, all male, were aboard a convoy of motorcycles traveling along a road in Kabacan town when the shooting happened.

A police investigation is underway to look into the motive of the attack and to identify the victims.

Police have yet to issue an official statement on the incident./.