Marawi city chief of police killed in ambush


MARAWI CITY: City Police Director Supt. Al Abner Santos was killed in an ambush on Saturday afternoon by still unidentified men. Based on initial reports, Santos was driving his black Montero sports vehicle when he was shot at the Sarimanok area in Barangay Luksa Datu by gunmen onboard another black Montero. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the head. Col. Roseller Murillo, commanding officer of Marawi city-based 103rd Brigade Philippine Army, said Santos came from a conference in Kampo Ranao before he was killed. Murillo said the military and the police are now pursuing the perpetrators. Motives of the attack and the suspect are still unknown. No group or individuals claimed responsibility of the attacks.


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