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Indian national shot dead in Philippines

An Indian national was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in Oriental Mindoro province of the Philippines. Police said Iqbal Singh, 27, was gunned down when he was on his way to his apartment in Lumangbayan in Calapan city.

chandigarh Updated: Mar 09, 2014 13:46 IST

An Indian national was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in Oriental Mindoro province of the Philippines.


Police said Iqbal Singh, 27, was gunned down when he was on his way to his apartment in Lumangbayan in Calapan city around 5.30 pm Tuesday, the Inquirer reported on Wednesday.

Iqbal Singh was single and stayed in the city since last eight years. He died on the spot after motorcycle-born men shot him.

Both gunmen wore black jackets but the motorcycle driver was wearing a helmet while the back rider other wore a bonnet, a police officer was quoted as saying.

Police said the motive for killing Iqbal Singh might be related to his lending business.