2 Sulu motorpool mechanics abducted, one killed       

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 17 August) – An estimated 30 armed men stormed the provincial motorpool in Patikul, Sulu late Saturday night and abducted the mechanic and his assistant.


The Sulu Provincial Police Office in a report to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao  said an estimated 30 armed men abducted chief mechanic Ronald Pelegrin, 39, and his assistant, Dante Avila, 29, at around 10:30 p.m.


The report said that while the police pursued the armed men, they found Avila dead, believed to have been shot by the armed men. (MindaNews)