(Christian Aid Mission) — An indigenous missionary working in a remote mountain area of the southern Philippines and his 24-year-old son were shot dead as they bathed in a river on Nov. 27. A communist death squad is suspected.
Feliciano Lasawang, known locally as Pastor Cris, and his son, Darwin, were bathing at 6 a.m. in the Culaman River, where they used to conduct baptisms, when gunmen believed to be members of a death squad of the Communist Party of the Philippines fired on them. Pastor Lasawang was 50.
“Pastor Cris was shot three times in the body, and his son once only in the face, and they died on the spot,” said a native ministry leader on the island of Mindanao, citing relatives in the pastor’s nearby parsonage who heard the gunshots.
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