2 fishing enthusiasts killed

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014


MOTORCYCLE-RIDING gunmen have killed two fishing enthusiasts in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Tuesday.

Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula (PRO-9) Information Officer-in-Charge Inspector Dahlan Samuddin identified the fatalities as Rubencio Del Coro, 48, and Roberto del Coro, 59, both residents of Magsaysay, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte.

Samuddin said the victims were aboard a motorcycle when repeatedly shot by one of two motorcycle-riding gunmen around 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the village of Calatunan, Sindangan.

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Samuddin said the victims were on the way home after fishing at the wharf of Sindangan town when attacked by the suspects.

The victims were rushed to the Sindangan District Hospital but were declared dead on arrival by the attending physician, Samuddin said.

The suspects, who were aboard a motorcycle without registered plate number, fled toward the village of La Concepcion, Sindangan, he added.

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