1 killed in Baliwasan gun attack

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Saturday, February 15, 2014


A WORKER of a fish broker was killed while a student was wounded on two separate gun attacks in Zamboanga City, the police said Saturday.

Killed was Hussine Nama, a resident of Lower Calarian village, and Effraim Jamilon, 19, of Tugbungan village.

Nama was killed by unidentified gunman shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of a private wharf in the village of Baliwasan.

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Police Station chief Diomarie Albarico said that the victim was walking from the private wharf when shot upon reaching the main road.

Meanwhile, Police Station 6 commander Inspector Felixberto Martinez said Jamilon, an Engineering student of Universidad de Zamboanga, was shot and wounded around 9:30 p.m. Friday at Barigon Bridge in the village of Tugbungan.

Martinez said investigation showed the victim was walking across the bridge when allegedly shot by Arnel Maut, a village watchman.

The victim was rushed to the hospital while the suspect fled and went into hiding, Martinez added. (Bong Garcia)

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