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An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city Tuesday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman.Sheikh Aaidh al-Qarni was in hospital following the shooting in Zamboanga city but did not have life threatening injuries, local police spokeswoman Senior Inspector Helen Galvez said.A police report said that Qarni was shot in the right shoulder, left arm and chest while his companion, a Saudi embassy attache, was wounded in his right thigh and left leg.The police said that Qarni had just delivered a university lecture when a man came out of the crowd and opened fire with a .45 calibre pistol.Galvez did not immediately identify the gunman.
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