MANILA, Philippines – A former mayoralty candidate of Datu Unsay in Sultan Kudarat and his family were ambushed by unidentified armed men along the national highway of Isulan Saturday afternoon.
Suahid Salik, a mayoralty candidate and former board member, was reportedly killed in the attack while his wife and children were rushed to a hospital.
Authorities have yet to identify the suspects and the motive behind the attack.
Salik worked as a consultant for Maguindanao Governor Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu.
Investigations are still ongoing, as of posting. -- Report from Lerio Bompat, ABS-CBN News Central Mindanao