Couple survives ambush

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 2–Freelance electrician Raffy Caliva and his wife survived a broad daylight ambush staged by gunmen riding in tandem at past 8:00 this morning in Brgy. 4 poblacion, this town, lawmen said.

Raffy, who was the apparent target, sustained gunshot wounds in the body while his wife, only superficial wounds. Both were treated at Laoag City General Hospital.

His wife told reporters that she and Raffy were on their way to the town proper aboard their motorcycle when the assailants fired at them.

The couple are residents of Brgy. Nagsanga, this town.(tsg w/ rl/dv, kl/ga reports)