By richy nalagon
Three B’laan farmers were killed and three others wounded in an ambush in Sitio Obialong, Barangay Kimlawis, Kiblawan, Davao Del Sur, Monday night.
Sr. Supt. Samuel Gadingan, Provincial Director of the Davao Del Sur Provincial Police Office in an interview identified the victims as Reynante Jaynar, 38, Cirilo Gallardo, 23, and Raymart Gallardo Alsola, 10 years old. They are all residents of Kiblawan. Together with three other companions, they were on their way home that night when they were attacked by unidentified gunmen.
The wounded victims were identified as a certain Romnick, 16, Rodel Maribao Gallardo, and Gilbert Maribao Gallardo, 18. They ran away during the attack.
Gadingan said they are eyeing personal grudge or pangayaw as motive of the ambush.
“Initial motive is personal grudge or pangayaw,” he said adding that for the B’laan tribe if one takes the life of someone they will also take your life.
Gadingan said they are investigating the incident.