Farmer dies, wife hurt in Dumalinao ambush

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Friday, December 27, 2013


A FARMER was killed while his wife was wounded in an ambush in a remote village of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Friday.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Purok Kalikasa in the village of Metokong in Dumalinao town.

Roland Larasan, 38, a farmer, died on the spot while his wife, Rosalie, was wounded and hospitalized.

Police investigation showed that the victims were riding on a motorcycle on the way to the village of Upper Rebokon when unidentified gunmen waylaid them at a secluded place in Metokong village.

Further investigation is underway in a bid to establish the motive and identity of the gunmen, the police said.

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