Manila: Francis Dianne Tolentino Cervantes, 32, who won as Miss Philippines Earth-Fire in 2006 and currently serving her last term as councillor of Hagonoy, Bulacan survived the ambush but sustained gunshot wounds. Beauty queen-turned politician was shot by an unidentified gunman.
Cervantes was rushed to the University of St. Thomas Hospital in Manila for treatment.
The police said Cervantes and her staffer-driver Romelita Raymundo were on board a motorcycle on their way home when the gunman wearing a jacket and white helmet suddenly appeared along the road and fired twice hitting the councillor.