Carcar councilor Apura survives attempt on life


Carcar City Association of Barangay Councils President Anthony Apura survived an ambush yesterday in Sitio Tungasan, Barangay Valladolid.

Apura, 38, is the son of Mayor Mercedita Apura and Vice Mayor Nicepuro Apura.

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures… Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me,” he wrote on Facebook after the attempt on his life. (

According to Carcar City Police chief Alan Rosario, the councilor’s pick-up truck was peppered with bullets by unidentified assailants.

The police are still conducting investigation to identify the culprits and to determine the motive.