Manila, Sep 22: The Philippines authorities have launched a manhunt for the suspects who massacred six people in a resthouse in Pampanga province Friday night, police said Saturday.
According to a senior police official, a Special Investigation Task Group “Edejer” has been formed to resolve the robbery with multiple homicide and car-napping incident that transpired in Telabastagan Village in San Fernando City, Xinhua reported.
The owner of the house, identified as Nicolas Edejer, was wounded in the incident and was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Two family members of the Edejer family and their four helpers were shot to death by unidentified suspects, he said. The suspects used the Edejer’s vehicle to escape, said Police Senior Superintendent Oscar Albayalde.
Albayalde said that investigation was ongoing to determine the real motive of the shooting.