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the largest island in the Northern Marianas and the administrative center of the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in union with the United States

US forces captured the island from the Japanese in July 1944

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10, Jimmy Saypan, chairperson of Compostela Farmers' Association, was shot and died the next day at a hospital.
10, motorcycle-riding gunmen shot and killed Jimmy Saypan, secretary general of the Compostela Farmers' Association (CFA).
Batchar earlier said the Army division is one in condemning the murder of Saypan and allegations of military involvement are 'unfounded.
Jimmy Saypan was rushed to a local hospital after sustaining gunshot wound in the buttocks following the attack, according to Senior Insp.