Monday Sep, 23 2019 09:21:28 PM

Barangay captain, 3 others hurt in Maguindanao ambush

Peace and Order • 17:00 PM Tue Aug 20, 2019
John M. Unson

MAGUINDANAO  --- A barangay chairman and three others were badly hurt in an ambush Monday in Montawal town in this province.

Police identified the victims as Safrola Buday, chairman of Barangay Dunguan in Montawal, and companions Norodin Omar, Ali Baganlan and Salipada Malalag were together in a vehicle when men on motorcycles trailing behind shot them with pistols as they got close.

They were on their way home from a meeting at the municipal hall in Barangay Tunggol, Montawal when they were attacked at 4 p.m. in Barangay Layog in nearby Pagalungan, Maguindanao.

Police probers are still trying to identify the culprits and their motive for the attack.


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