Gunmen kill engineer

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Sunday, June 8, 2014


A PROVINCIAL Government official was killed in a gun attack in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Sunday.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office said the incident took place around 7:25 p.m. along Rizal Avenue in the village of Balangasan, Pagadian City, the province capital.

The police identified the victim as Engineer Joseph Isaias Quipot, who was detailed at the mayor’s office of Guipos Municipality, Zamboanga Del Sur.

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Investigation showed that Quipot was driving his motorcycle when shot by the gunmen, the police said. Quipot was hit in the head, resulting in his untimely death.

An in-depth investigation is being conducted to identify and arrest the gunmen, the police added. (Bong Garcia)

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