Military man, 3 others killed in region Print
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 16:09

A military enlisted man and three others were killed in separate gun attacks in Zamboanga Peninsula  during

CPL Rhufel Alvarez Lihay-Lihay, 39, assigned at Civic Militray Operation, Battalion, 1st Infantry Tabak Division in Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur was shot to death in Purok Sweet Honey in barangay Santa Maria, Pagadian City at dawn yesterday.

Police said that before the gun attack, Lihay-Lihay was playing billiards at the Fontilla residence in Santa Maria, Pagadian city when two gunmen appeared and shot him several times.

The killers left the place after the victim plunged on the ground, dead.

Police recovered 11 spent shells of a .45 caliber pistol, 13 empty shells of a 9mm pistol, five deformed slugs.

In another incident, Roque Abi Undo, 41, married, farmer of barangay Immaculada Concepcion, Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte was shot to death by an unidentified gunman last Monday night.

Initial investigation showed that Undo was on his way home at around 7:20 p.m. when the gunman appeared and shot him from behind.

The victim sustained a bullet wound in the back portion of the body and died on the spot.

Meanwhile, Marcelo Saavedra Cristobal, 46, married, farmer was shot to death in their residence in Purok 3, barangay Carpok, Lapuyan, Zamboanga del Sur last Monday night.

The victim’s wife, Lita told the police that her husband went to the comfort room located at the back portion of their house when she heard gunfire coming from the area.

Lita then rushed to their comfort room and found her husband bloodied with bullet wounds in the body.

A couple of seconds later the victim expired. – DanToribio