Retired soldier dies in Zamboanga Sur gun attack

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By Bong Garcia

A RETIRED soldier was killed in a gun attack in a remote village of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office reported that the shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. Thursday (October 27) at Purok 3 in the village of Gunicolay, Dinas town.

The police identified the fatality as retired Army Staff Sergeant Wilson Belda, 60.

Initial investigation showed Belda was at Purok 3 in the village of Gunicolay when fatally shot by a lone gunman.

Investigation continues to identity the gunman, the police said.