Two killed, one wounded in Basilan shooting

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BASILAN CITY, Philippines — Two persons were killed in Sitio Logeng, Brgy. Baungis , Lantawan, here,  early morning Saturday March 24, 2018

Police Senior Inspector Nurhaib Bungkac, Municipal Police Chief of Lantawan , identified the victims as Lito Avila , 40, married and resident of Brgy. La Esperanza ,Rizal , Zamboanga Del Norte and Mujan Ajulun , 35, resident of Baungis Lantawan Basilan.

Only  Rolly Mijos Calasang, 41 resident of Brgy. San Roque, Rizal , Zamboanga del Norte survived the attack, he is now  confined at Bascom Hospital in Lantawan.

Police investigators gather pieces of evidence in it’s effort to determine the motive of the killing.-Richard G. Falcatan/Newsline.ph

Bungkac said they received a call from barangay Captain Ajung Salim of Baungis at about 3:00 am of March 24, 2018, informing them of a shooting which  incident transpired at Sitio Logeng,  Brgy. Baungis.

The victims are  chainsaw operators working at the coconut farm owned by Salim.

Bungkac said they are still conducting a thorough investigation to identify the suspects and the determine the motive behind the shooting.-Richard G. Falcatan/Newsline.ph

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