DepEd official gunned down

Bandera (Mindanao) - - FRONT PAGE -

AN official of the Department of Education was killed when shot by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Midsayap, North Cotabato, police confirmed Wednesday.

Bernard Viloan, supervisor of the DepEd's Midsayap southwest district, died while doctors were trying to revive him at the hospital, according to a report sent by the North Cotabato provincial police.

The shooting happened at 12:40

12:40 p.m. Monday in Brgy. Rangaban.

Viloan, 56, was driving his owner-type jeep (LCH-242) and was with a school principal when one of two men on a motorcycle shot the former, according to the report.

Viloan was hit on the left side of the body and taken to the Aniceto Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital, where he expired several minutes later.

Responding policemen found two empty shells and a slug from the caliber-. pistol used by the assailants. — John Roson

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