CABAGAN, Isabela: Two contractual workers of a national government agency were shot dead here the other day, police reports said on Friday. Dead on thespot from multiple gunshot wounds were Arnel Bagani and Joel Baguno, both contractual workers of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and both residents of Caniogan Norte in Santo Tomas town in this province. Police said the two were to fetch water nearby in Gerita village here Thursday evening when their assailants on a single motorcycle fired at them. Recovered from the crime scene were several empty shells of M16 rifle. A certain Alex was already identified as one among the suspects in the killing. Earlier, Alex was reportedly with Bagani in a heated altercation over personal matters.
    Leander C. Domingo