Florentino Basobas

May 9, 1977
Malatgao, Philippines

Cause of death Shot dead
Attack information
Date May 9, 1977
Location(s) Malatgao, Philippines
Killed 15
Injured 4
Weapon(s) Knife

Florentino Basobas was a Filipino farmer who killed 15 people and wounded four others in Malatgao, a villagen in Quezon, Palawan, Philippines on May 9, 1977. According to reports Basobas stabbed passers-by until he was shot dead by a member of the Civilian Home Defense Force. Among those killed was Leonardo Kilat, a policeman who had tried to subdue him.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


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