Friday, July 31, 2009

State worker killed in North Cotabato ambush

NORTH COTABATO, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / July 31, 2009) – Unidentified gunmen attacked and killed a worker of the state-owned irrigation project in the town of Carmen in North Cotabato province in the southern Philippines.

At least two gunmen were involved in the attack the killed the 44-year old worker of the Malitubog-Maridagao Irrigation Project of the National Irrigation Administration.

The victim was on his way home on a motorcycle when gunmen ambushed him Thursday evening in the village of Ugalingan. The victim came from Cotabato City where he followed up his salary loan.

Police said the man sustained gunshot wounds in the body. (Taher Solaiman)

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