Woman killed, 2 hurt in another shooting PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 April 2012 13:43

A female cosmetic products dealer was killed while two others were wounded in two separate gun attcks as shootings continue in Zamboanga City.

Killed was Nursiba Jiam, a native of Jolo, Sulu and temporarily residing in Baliwasan. Wounded were Maarok Abduraja, 20, and Roldan Paglinawan, 31,, both of Buenavista.

Jiam was shot to death by an unidentified assailant while she was  walking along I Magno Street last Saturday night.

A police report disclsoed that the gunman appeared from behind and shot Jiam at close range. He was gone whenbefore policemen arrived at the crime scene.

Abduraja and Paglinawan were riding on a motorcycle on their way to Curuan Saturday night when two men riding tandem on another motorcycle chased them and the backrider opened fire on them several times.

Police said that Abduraja fell on the ground after he was hit by bullets while Paglinawan continued driving despite a bullet wound in the body.

The gunmen sped away after shooting the ir targets.

The victims were taken to the hospital for tretament.

Police investigators are still working on both cases.

Jiam’s gunslay is the 75th case as of January count. —  Dan Toribio Jr.