A South Korean tourist was shot and killed in the Philippines.

According to South Korea’s Central Daily News, a South Korean tourist was shot and killed by a gangster in the Philippines. This is the first shooting incident against Korean tourists rather than local expatriates. The South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that at 7:30 pm (local time) on February 18, in front of the prism hotel in the Clark City area of ​​the tourist city of Angel City, 80 kilometers northwest of Manila, Philippines, Xu was preparing to go out for dinner (65 The old man was shot and killed by two gangsters. The South Korean government has issued a second-level “restricted travel” alert for the Angel City area. Shooting incidents in the area continued to occur. Two Koreans were shot by armed bandits in April last year, killing one person and seriously wounding one. The government advises visitors to pay special attention to personal safety when travelling in the area.

The report said that the two gangsters were driving a motorcycle and approaching a certain line of four people. They used a 9-mm pistol to shoot several shots. Xu’s head was shot and fell to the ground. Li (37 years old) ) and the other three quickly shunned and escaped. The local police believe that the case was probably also for the purpose of robbing the money, given that a motorcycle smuggler in the Angel City area shot a Korean who had left the bank and took away $20,000 in cash. Xu arrived in the Philippines on February 15 to start sightseeing and plans to return to Korea on February 19.

The South Korean government has issued a second-level “Credit Travel” alert for the Angel City area. Shooting incidents in the area continued to occur. Two Koreans were shot by armed bandits in April last year, killing one person and seriously wounding one. The government advises visitors to pay special attention to personal safety when travelling in the area. There are more than 1 million Korean tourists visiting the Philippines each year. The number of Korean tourists in the Philippines last year was 1.16 million, accounting for the largest proportion of all foreign tourists in the Philippines (25%). However, there are more than 1 million illegal guns circulating in the Philippine market, and there is a constant violent incident in which a professional killer riding a motorcycle is commissioned to kill. Most of the Philippines has been classified as “restricted travel (second level)” or “restricted travel (third level)”, with 13 in the last year and 37 Koreans in the past five years. Death in the Philippines.

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