Filipino mining executives gunned down

The Gulf Times reports that two mining executives were shot dead on Friday while dining at a restaurant in Zamboanga City, Philippines.

A teenager was also wounded and is being treated at a hospital.

Police say the deceased are engineer Felipe Nepomuceno and resident manager Rommel Dayrit with Atro Mining, a company that recently inked a deal for mineral production in the same area they were eating.

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