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9 slain, 3 wounded in Maguindanao ambush

BY JOEL CALAMBA ESCOL, Managing Editor

GUINDULUNGAN, Maguindanao – An ambushcade that happened in the remotest area in this province resulted to the killing of at least 9 people and wounding of three others, the police authorities reported.

Police authorities have yet to identify all the dead bodies pending investigation from authorities.

Mayor Midpantao Midtimbang Jr only identified one of the slain rebels as one Commander Black Magic, based on the police officer’s account.

It was learned that the victims were on board two SUV vehicles when ambushed by still unidentified suspects in sitio Dam, Barangay Malumanis at around

The mayor said the victims were from Maguindanao but they have yet to be identified by police investigators.

The victims were onboard two Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) traveling in a convoy during the ambush by still unidentified attackers.

photo credit to PNA

When the police responded to the crime scene, they have counted nine bodies on the ground and on the Mitsubishi Montero and a Ford Ranger

A witness told the media, “the ambush site is far from a residential area, the nearest home is about a kilometer away.” The ambush site is also approximately 10 kilometers from the national highway between the boundaries of Isulan town in Sultan Kudarat and Cotabato City.

Joel Escolhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK_sKdGFs0ewIh9R-iAskDg
Joel Calamba Escol is a journalist in the Philippines for more than 20 years. Currently, he is the Managing Editor of Mindanao Daily News, the biggest and most-widely read newspaper in Southern Philippines. He is also known as Noypi Vlogger in Youtube. You can follow him on the following social networking sites below.
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