AMBUSH. Police scene of the crime operatives conducts post crime investigation of the ambush in Barangay Margues, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte, on Monday (Nov. 21, 2022). Two men, whose identities are yet to be determined, were killed in the incident. (Photo courtesy of Datu Odin Sinsuat MPS)

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao del Norte – Two men were killed in an ambush Monday morning along a busy section of the national highway here, police said.

Lt. Col. Nelson Madiwo, municipal police chief, said the fatalities were on board a green Toyota Vios when ambushed at about 9:45 a.m. in Barangay Margues.

“We are conducting a pursuit operation right now,” Lt. Col. Madiwo said in a phone interview.

Scene of the crime operatives are still determining the names of the driver and his companion seated in the front seat.

The driver, after being hit, apparently lost control of the car, which slammed into a roadside store, police said. (PNA)