Two Chinese diplomats shot dead inside a restaurant in the Philippines

Two Chinese diplomats have been killed and a third wounded after a woman opened fire at a restaurant in Cebu City, Philippines.

 

Police said that the deputy consul and the finance officer for the Chinese consulate in the city were both killed and the consul general was wounded.

 

The shooting occurred in a private room of the popular Lighthouse restaurant. Restaurant employees reported that they heard guests shouting at each other before the shots were fired. No one actually saw the shooting.

 

The restaurant manager told authorities that he believed that all the guests were friends who just had an argument.

 

A woman who worked at the at the Chinese consulate has been taken into custody.

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