6 wounded in shooting near voting center in Sulu

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 13) — Six people were wounded in a shooting near a polling center in Panglima Estino town, Sulu on election day.

This was confirmed by Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Oscar Albayalde in an interview with CNN Philippines.

"This is probably an election-related incident," the country's top cop said.

As of May 11, the PNP has recorded 43 election-related incidents, with 20 killed and 24 injured.

Also on Monday, supporters of two mayoralty candidates in Narra town in Palawan were wounded in a supposed shootout. Police identified the victims as businessman Andy Maala, 38, supporter of incumbent Narra Mayor Lucena Demaala; and Fred Danao, 51, brother of indpendent mayoralty candidate Gerandy Danao.

Albayalde said except for some incidents, including grenade-throwing in some Mindanao areas, the midterm elections can be considered "peaceful."