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Monday, June 25, 2012
FOUR people, including a militiaman, were killed while another was wounded in an ambush in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, a top police official said.
Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula Director Napoleon Estilles said the incident took place around 4:45 p.m. Friday in the village of Guinoculalay, Dinas municipality.
Estilles identified the fatalities as Meraljun Doong, a militiaman, Andy Mengok, Danilo Zamora, and Eliodoro Galleros. Wounded was Rodel Doong.
The victims were walking when a group of gunmen opened fire at them, he said.
The motive of the incident could be conflict involving a parcel of land. (Bong Garcia)