5 dead, 1 hurt in Basilan ambush PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:02

Four people were killed while another was wounded in an ambush in Barangay Bohelebong, Tipo-Tipo, Basilan last Monday afternoon.

A police report identified the fatalities as Hussin Piskalin, Wahid Piskalin, Kasayun Piskalin and one unidentified other..

Another  unidentified companion was wounded and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

It was learned that the five men were on their way home aboard motorcycles  around 3:15 p.m. when gunmen on ambush position opened fire on them.at a secluded spot in the said barangay,

The gunmen immediately fled before government troops arrived at the ambush site.

Hot pursuit operations were carried out against the perpetrators but there were no results yet as of press time. – Dan Toribio Jr.