Surigao ambush: 1 dead, 2 survive

A TEAM leader of Land Transportation Office (LTO) waa killed while his companions survived when unidentified suspects ambushed them yesterday morning in Surigao City.

The fatality was identified as Felixberto Loayon while his companions Rene O Sinanfute and Frede V. Frediewabina survived.

Reports reaching Camp Crame said the incident occurred at around 8:10 am along Aitio Dacuman, Barangay Ipil, Surigao City.

Initial investigation showed that the victims were onboard an enforcement vehicle of LTO going to Surigao City proper when they were ambushed by the suspects.

The team leader died on the spot while the suspects fled towards an unknown direction.