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Radio journalist shot dead in southern Philippines

MANILA (UCAN): A radio news anchor, Eduardo Dizon, was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in the southern Philippine city of Kidapawan as he was driving home at around 10pm local time on June 10, adding to the growing number of media workers killed in the country.
 
Dizon became the 13th journalist murdered in the line of duty since the president, Rodrigo Duterte, came to power in 2016.
 

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