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2 Chinese Diplomats Killed in Philippines Shooting


Two Chinese diplomats were killed and another was injured during a shooting Wednesday at a restaurant in a central Philippines city, according to local police and news reports.

Consul General Song Ronghua was injured and two of his staff were killed in the shooting at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Cebu City, police say.

The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported the consul general is in stable condition, adding that two suspects – a man and a wife – have been detained.

A Chinese woman is suspected of carrying out the shooting, according to the Philippine Sun Star.

No motive for the attack has been given.

Chinese officials have not commented on the incident.