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Basilan governor’s brother, his wife killed in Isabela City

/ 11:11 PM October 10, 2011

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—The brother of Basilan Governor Jum Akbar and his wife were shot and killed at around 7 p.m. Monday.

Killed were Basher Jainuddin and his wife, according to Omar Akbar, the governor’s nephew.

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Omar said the shooting happened near the Basilan State College in Isabela City.

Police still could not give details of the killing at this time.

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