Saturday, May 28, 2016

5 wounded in Sulu clinic shooting

From the Philippine Daily Inquirer (May 28): 5 wounded in Sulu clinic shooting

Five persons were wounded in a shooting incident in Jolo, Sulu on Friday.

Supt. Wilfredo Cayat, the Sulu provincial director, said injured were Dr. Marian Lao, Radem Maman, SPO4 Tubadjir Mandangan and two members of the Philippine Marines identified as Privates First Class Omar Somcio and Marlon Banayag.

Cayat said three armed suspects barged into Lao’s clinic on Scott Road in Barangay San Raymundo around 2:40 p.m.

Her security escorts put up a fight.

Maman, a civilian, was passing by when hit in the crossfire, Cayat said. The suspects also shot Mandangan, who was in the area.

The motive and identities of the suspects, who immediately fled, remained unclear, Cayat said.

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