1 killed, 1 hurt in Basilan town gun attack

1 killed, 1 hurt in Basilan town gun attack
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ONE person was killed while another was wounded in a gun attack in Basilan province, the police said Thursday, July 4.

The police said the incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in Ettub-Ettub village, Sumisip, Basilan.

The police identified the fatality as Garam Sulaiman, 31, a resident of Tumahubong village, Sumisip.

Wounded was Abubakrie Tuya, 17, a resident of Ettub Ettub. He was hospitalized.

The police said the victims were attacked by a group of armed men allegedly led by Najar Buena, who fled after the incident.

The police said the motive of the incident was a dispute over land ownership. (SunStar Zamboanga)

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