Man, son killed in Maguindanao town ambush

Lore Mae Andong and Noel Elveña, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 19 2019 07:59 PM

MAMASAPANO, Maguindanao—A man and his son were shot dead in a village here on Saturday morning.

Alimudin Bansuan, 40, and his 11-year-old son Gaga Bansuan were on their way back home to Cotabato City when they were ambushed by still unidentified gunmen at Barangay Dabenayan.

The victims left home on Saturday morning to go to Barangay Libutan in Mamasapano town, their family said.

Bansuan's wife, Shey, said she could not think of any reason for anyone to kill her husband and son.

Police are investigating the incident.