Two Indians shot dead in Philippines

Two Indian moneylenders were gunned down in southern Philippines, police said.

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2011, 15:36 PM IST

Davao City (Philippines): Two Indian moneylenders were gunned down in southern Philippines, police said.

Manjeet Singh, 27, and Sukhinder Singh, 26, who were residents of Compostela Valley province, died from gunshot wounds after being attacked at Poblacion village in Agusan del Sur province Tuesday, said Superintendent Martin Gamba, spokesperson of the Caraga regional police office.

The victims were about to leave the premises of a rice trading firm when the assailant fired at them several times with a handgun, Xinhua reported.
The suspect fled on a motorcycle driven by an accomplice.

IANS