Wedding visitor killed, another hurt-A A +A
Saturday, February 23, 2013
A 35-YEAR-OLD man was killed while his companion was wounded in a gun attack in a remote village of Zamboanga Sibugay province, a police official reported Saturday.
Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca, Zamboanga Peninsula police spokesman, said the incident took place around 4:05 p.m. Friday Sitio Mulawin, Tigpalay village, Tungawan municipality.
Ukil Datin died on the spot while Abdulkiram Manambahi was wounded, the police said.
Initial investigation disclosed the victims were on the way home after attending wedding when two unidentified gunmen attacked them, Huesca said.
Manambahi, who was initially rushed to the Municipal Health Office of Tungawan for medical treatment, was later transferred to Ipil Hospital.
Investigation continues to unmask the gunmen responsible for the attack, he added. (Bong Garcia)