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Another South Korean shot dead in Philippines.

A South Korean man was shot dead in the Philippines on Saturday, said the South Korean embassy in Cebu City.

The victim surnamed Jeong was shot twice in the head by two unidentified assailants around 3:00 p.m. (local time) on his way out after having a cup of tea with his colleagues. Jeong died on the spot.

According to the local police and witnesses, the two gunmen who were seemingly Filipinos took off on their motorbikes after firing five to six times toward Jeong and his driver. Jeong‘s driver was injured in the shooting and taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. 

Jeong, who has lived in the Philippines since 2000, was working at a small currency-exchange shop near a casino in Cebu. The police suspected the motive of the murder to be related to a contract killing.

This is the third time this year for a South Korean to be shot dead in the Philippines. In 2012, eight South Koreans were murdered in the Philippines, accounting for some 30 percent of all South Koreans who were victimized in international murder cases worldwide.

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