PAF enlisted personnel shot dead in Sulu

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 09 2016 11:20 AM

MANILA - An enlisted personnel of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) was killed in a shooting incident in Jolo, Sulu on Friday, authorities said.

The victim, identified as 27-year-old Andrew Burias Nono, was shot dead at the back portion of the Jolo Church at around 5 p.m. by unidentified suspects.

Nono, who was assigned at the 15th Strike Wing based in Sangley Point, Cavite, was on holiday break.

Responding police and members of the Jolo Internal Defense Force (JIDF) rushed Nono to the Sulu Provincial Hospital, but he was declared dead on arrival.

Government forces also conducted pursuit operations against the suspects. -- Report from RJ Rosalado, ABS-CBN News Zamboanga