Woman dead, pal hurt in ZS gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 18 April 2013 10:28

A woman was killed while her companion was seriously wounded after gunmen sprayed them  with bullets in Barangay Mahayahay, Kumalarang Zamboanga del Sur last Tuesday afternoon.

A reliable source identified the fatality as Nely Joy Molina. She succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds in the different parts of her body.

It was learned that Molina is a niece of a mayoralty candidate in Kumalarang. Fighting for his  life at Margosatubig Regional Hospital was Rene Boy Ampoan.

Sr. Insp. Joenery Villamor Ojas of the  Kumalarang Municipal Police Station  said that Molina and Ampoan were on their way to Kumalarang town proper from Barangay Salagmanok  when gunmen opened fire on them using an M16 rifles in Barangay Mahayahay.

As a result, Molina who was back riding on a motorcycle was hit by bullets coming from behind. She fell first from the motorcycle  and died on the spot while Ampoan was rushed to the hospital by concerned citizens.

Police were  clueless on the motive of the attack. — Noning R. Antonio