Soldier killed in road gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 15:20

An army soldier was killed, while his girlfriend escaped unhurt in a gun attack in Barangay Lantian, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur Friday last week.

Killed was PFC Junrey Dongallo Surabia, 25, single, of the army’s 18th Infantry Battalion based in Basilan and a resident of Barangay Tabuan, Tukuran.

Surabia suffered two bullet wounds to the body.

Initial investigation disclosed that Surabia was on his way home aboard a black-white Honda XRM motorcycle coming from Barangay Bokong, Labangan together with Maria Fevean Corpuz, his girlfriend, as backrider around 9 p.m. when two gunmen aboard another motorcycle chased them and the backrider opened fire on him, The attackers then sped away after Surabia and his girlfriend fell on the ground.

But police said the woman was unscathed in the gun attack.

Recovered at the crime scene were two spent shells of 9 mm pistol. – Dan Toribio Jr.