Teacher, 2 others shot dead in Zamboanga del Sur

Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 19 2018 06:10 PM

A public school teacher and 2 others were shot dead by suspects wearing police officers' uniforms in Dimataling town, Zamboanga del Sur on Tuesday morning.

The victims were identified as Saddat Ebrahim Bongga, a teacher at Laouriano Saludsod National High School; Sammer Ebrahim Bongga, a businessman; and Sadam Lam, a fisherman. 

Authorities found 64 empty shells of M-16 rifle and 8 pieces of 9-mm caliber at the crime scene.

Suspects escaped on board a beige SUV. 

An investigation is underway to determine the motive of the killing.