Brothers shot by suspected ASG members PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:39

Two brothers were shot by suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf group in Maimbung Sulu last week.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the victims as Yaser Halid Abbirahman, 27 and his brother Johar Halid Abbirahman, 39. Both are residents of Maimbung, barangay Poblacion, Sulu province.

According to the report, the two were fired at by unidentified Abu Sayyaf members while they were riding a motorcycle in barangay Gulangan, Maimbung.

Johar sustained gunshot wounds on his stomach and right arm and was rushed to a government hospital in Asturias Sulu.

Yaser was transferred to a private hospital in Zamboanga city due to broken bones from the incident.

A hospital security guard reported the arrival of the patient to local police for report purposes. (LAJ)