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A companion of suspect in Aquino killing missing

A woman with whom the alleged assassin of Filipino opposition leader Benigno Aquino spent his last few days has been missing since September, a newspaper reported Monday.

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The woman's mother told the newspaper Malaya that her daughter Ana and her other daughter Catherine were abducted by men who ''looked like secret agents and carried walkie-talkies.''

Rolando Galman was shot by security guards Aug. 21, immediately after Mr. Aquino had been shot. The government has said Mr. Galman was a Communist guerrilla and a hired killer.

Galman's wife, Lina, has also been missing, since Jan. 29. Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile has ordered a nationwide search for her.

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