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1 killed, 1 hurt in Zamboanga del Sur gun attack

/ 04:13 PM April 17, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—One was killed while another was injured Tuesday when they were fired upon by armed men in Zamboanga del Sur, police said Wednesday.

Police Officer 2 Radzben Jul said the attack occurred in Barangay (village) Mahayahay, Kumalarang in Zamboanga del Sur around 4 p.m.

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He said victims Nely Joy Molina and Reneboy Ampoan were on a motorcycle when six still unidentified assailants shot them.

Molina died on the spot, while Ampoan was rushed to hospital for treatment.

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Jul said authorities have yet to determine the motive behind the attack, but added that a hot pursuit operation has been launched for the gunmen.

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