Zamboanga Sibugay mayor killed in ambush

MANILA, Philippines – A town mayor in Zamboanga Sibugay was killed in an ambush Monday afternoon, October 12, according to a police report. 

Tungawan Mayor Randy Adlawan Climaco was "on transit from barangay Bantungan to Poblacion Tunagawan" at 4pm on Monday when he was "ambushed by undetermined number of unidentified armed group," according to the police report.

A number of his companions were reportedly wounded.

Climaco's constituents have posted on Facebook messages mourning his death.