Basilan auditor shot and wounded in Zamboanga City

Richard Falcatan
Ester Galarosa of Isabela City is driving in Zamboanga City when unidentified men open fire

SHOT. Basilan state auditor Ester Galarosa's vehicle after a shooting at Zamboanga City. Photo by Richard Falcatan

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A 54-year-old state auditor from Isabela City, Basilan, was attacked Thursday night, February 6, in this city.

Commission on Audit’s Ester Galarosa was shot several times and wounded by still unidentified gunmen at 6:15 pm.

Investigators said Galarosa was accompanied by an officemate while driving her vehicle down the Sta. Cruz intersection when suspects opened fire.