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Korean Couple Killed in the Philippines

A South Korean couple has reportedly been killed from an armed attack in the Philippines.

A man in his 50s was shot to death at his home in a village in the Calabarzon region. His 40-something wife was killed outside the home after attempting to escape.

The incident is presumed to have taken place sometime between Thursday evening and early Friday morning.

The South Korean Embassy in the Philippines sent a consul to the region in order to uncover details about the incident.

Ten South Koreans have been murdered in the Philippines so far this year. A businessman was found dead last month, while another South Korean couple was shot to death in their home in August.

The latest incident occurred after South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs conducted a local safety inspection with regard to crimes against South Koreans in the Philippines.

Source: Busan eFM News


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