Four people, including two policemen, were wounded in an exchange of fire preceded by an ambush in the
. province of Zamboanga del
Initial military report disclosed the incident took place around 11:00 a.m. Sunday in Sitio Paringan, Barangay Sto. Niño, Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte.
The two wounded policemen were identified as SPO2 Berhay Ali and PO1 Atani Fahad of the Sibuco Police Station.
The identities of the two wounded civilians were not immediately available.
Investigation showed the victims were aboard a patrol car when they were ambushed by lawless elements, triggering a five-minute as the policemen managed to fought back.
The lawless elements withdrew towards Barangay Lakiki, Sibuco.
The victims were rushed to the hospital for treatment.