Cotabato City Vice Mayor Muslimin Sema was hurt in an ambush by armed men Tuesday morning, police said.

Sema was brought to the Notre Dame Hospital and is now safe, Supt. Resty Damaso, Central Mindanao regional police spokesman, said.

A suspect initially identified as Zermin Abdullah, 48, was also wounded as Sema’s bodygurds fought back. He was brought to the Cotabato Regional Medical Center.

The incident occurred aroung 11:20 a.m. along Gonzalo Javier st., Brgy. Rosary Heights 7. (John Roson)

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