Dizon is the 13th journalist to be killed since President Duterte came to power in June 2016 [FileL:/Aaron Favila/AP Photo]

Mindanao, Philippines – A radio host from the southern Philippine island of Mindanao was shot dead late on Wednesday, according to an organisation of journalists, becoming the latest victim in a wave of killings in the country.

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) said on Thursday that if Eduardo Dizon’s murder is determined to be tied to his work at an FM radio station in the city of Kidapawan, he would be the 13th journalist killed since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June 2016.

A police report obtained by Al Jazeera stated that Dizon was driving home, after hosting

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