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Two Indian businessmen shot dead in S Philippines: police


12:59, November 16, 2011

DAVAO CITY, Philippines, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- An unidentified gunman shot and killed two Indian nationals engaged in money lending business in southern Philippines, police said Wednesday.

Manjeat, 27, and Sukhinder, 26, both surnamed Singh, and resident of Compostela Valley province, died from gunshot wounds after being attacked at Poblacion village in Agusan del Sur province Tuesday, according to Superintendent Martin Gamba, spokesperson of the Caraga regional police office.

The victims were about to leave the premises of a rice trading firm when the assailant fired at them several times using a handgun. The suspect then fled on a motorcycle driven by an accomplice.

The police is investigating the incident.

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