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Security guard killed, 3 hurt in Zambo City shooting

Philippine News AgencyJanuary 16, 2023

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A security guard was killed while three others were wounded in a shooting at a private wharf here on Monday.

Maj. Francis Briones, Zamboanga City Police Office’s Station 11 chief, identified the fatality only as a Philix, 60, who was shot around 6:20 a.m. Monday at Taha Wharf in Barangay Baliwasan.

Wounded were Albasar Abdul Amiril, 37; Mohammad Taha Panolera Saddalani, 26; and Saramae Panolera Saddalani, daughter of the private wharf owner.

The Taha wharf caters to cargo wooden-hulled vessels plying to the southern Philippines’ provinces of Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi.

Investigation showed the victims were having a conversation when the gunman appeared and repeatedly shot them.

The gunman casually walked and left the scene on a motorcycle, police said.

Briones said Philix was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician while the other three victims were admitted for treatment. (PNA)

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