Gunmen kill 2 students in S. Philippines

11:50, August 22, 2010      

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Gunmen in the southern Philippines killed two Filipino college students on Saturday, police said Sunday.

The victims, Mark Anthony Ticson, 21, and Ever Sosillo, 17, both engineering students of Mindanao State University in southern Islamic city of Marawi in Lanao del Sur Province, were on board a public vehicle when they were shot by two gunmen, police said.

Provincial police commander Sr. Superintendent Cosanie Derogangan said the fatalities were heading home when they were attacked by their two co-passengers. They were killed on the spot.

Police has ordered an investigation and additional police officers were deployed to hunt down the perpetrators.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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