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Indian national shot dead in Oriental Mindoro

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 06:22 PM March 05, 2014

CITY OF CALAPAN, Philippines — An Indian national was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen here Tuesday afternoon, police said Wednesday.

The victim, identified as Iqbal Singh, 27, was walking along the road and on his way to his apartment in Barangay (village) Lumangbayan in this city when shot at 5:30 p.m., said Police Officer 3 Rommel Basco, investigator at the city police office.

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Basco, in a phone interview, said Singh, who was single and a resident in the city during the past eight years, was dead on the spot from two bullet wounds in the head.

According to witnesses, the gunmen fled on board a black motorcycle without a plate number.

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“Both gunmen wore black jackets but the motorcycle driver was wearing a helmet while the back rider other wore a bonnet,” said Basco.

He said motive for the killing might be related to the lending business of Singh.

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