• Armyman killed while cleaning his pistol


    AN Armyman was accidentally killed by his own pistol which he was cleaning on Saturday at the Sindangan Wharf in Zamboanga del Norte, police reports said Sunday. Camp Crame reports identified the fatality as Private First Class Rodel Alingal, 30, and commander of the Riverine Rhine Detachment of the 20th Special Forces in Sitio Gusa, Calatunan town. Reports sent by the Western Mindanao Regional Police Office said Alingal was cleaning his service .45 pistol at the army detachment office when squeezed the trigger and accidentally shot himself hitting the left side of his head. He died on the spot.


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