2 Indian nationals wounded in Batangas shooting

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BATANGAS CITY — Two Indian nationals travelling along Barangay (village) Banay-Banay Crossing in Lipa City were wounded when they were shot by unidentified motorcycle-riding men Monday morning.

Superintendent Jacinto Malinao, Lipa City police chief, identified the victims as Kaur Premjit, 34 and Parminder Singh, 23, both Indian nationals.

Investigation showed that at 7:10 a.m. Premjit and Singh were on board a car bound for Batangas City when they were shot at by the suspects.

The two sustained wounds in different parts of the body and were rushed to a hospital.

Malinao said the victims were running a lending business although police have yet to establish if the shooting incident was related to the victims’ business.

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