Pakistani killed, driver wounded

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014


A PAKISTANI national was killed while his Filipino driver was wounded in a hold-up incident in the hinterlands of Basilan province, the police reported Wednesday.

The police said the incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday along the highway in the boundary of Parangbasak and Sabong villages in Lamitan City.

The fatality was identified as Rehman Kan, a Pakistani national, who was a resident of Lamitan proper. Kan had been engaged in money lending business.

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His driver, Albert Palconit, was admitted at the hospital for treatment.

Initial investigation showed that the victims were aboard a vehicle when waylaid by gunmen who staged the heist.

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