ZAMBOANGA CITY: A village official and a teacher were killed in two separate incidents in Zamboanga del Sur and Sibugay, police said on Friday. Julius Lapinig, 41, and a council member in Manguiles village, Mahayag town, was driving along Purok Sinco when three gunmen shot him. His wife managed to escape and reported the attack to the police. Five bullet casings of .45-caliber and 9mm pistols were recovered in the area. The police, however, are still investigating on the motive behind the killing.