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Armed Man Shot in Archbishop’s Palace

An armed man looking for Archbishop Jose Palma was shot dead on July 10 at the Archbishop’s residence compound. At around 10 am, A man named Jeffrey Cañedo a resident of Brgy Labangon, based on his driver’s license was on-board his motorcycle and entered the Archbishop’s Palace gate. He was entertain by the secretaries of […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuJul 12th, 2018

Armed man shot inside Cebu Archbishop s Palace

CEBU (Updated) — A man, who was looking for Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, was shot dead by police authorities inside Archbishop Palace compound in Cebu City around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 10. Operatives identified the fatality as Jeffrey Mendoza Cañedo, a resident of Barangay Labangon, Cebu City (not Barangay Tungkil, Minglanilla as earlier reported), who… link: Armed man shot inside Cebu Archbishop's Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Cebu prelate cheats death

RESPONDING police officers shot and killed a 41-year-old man who was armed with a gun when he went to the official residence in Cebu City of Archbishop Jose Palma, the top Church official in Central Visayas, past 10 a.m. yesterday, Police Regional Office 7 director Chief Superintendent Debold M. Sinas….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Armed man shot dead at Cebu archbishop’s residence

A man was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers at the Archbishop’s Palace in Cebu City yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Archdiocese of Cebu: No prior threat to Palma before shootout

The Archdiocese of Cebu said Archbishop Jose Palma has not received any threats before the shooting incident at the Archbishop's Palace in Cebu City on Tuesday. "There is no known prior threat to the Archbishop of Cebu. We call for prayer that peace may be restored," Archdiocese of Cebu Media Relations Officer Fr. Joseph Tan said in a statement on Tuesday. Tan also confirmed that the armed man who was killed by operatives from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team of the Cebu City Police Station, was indeed looking for Palma, who is currently in Manila. "We wish to inform the public that an incident took place in the archbishop's residence this morning resulting in the dea...Keep on reading: Archdiocese of Cebu: No prior threat to Palma before shootout.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Albayalde: Criminals using guns worth P300

HOURS after Philippine National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde told Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio N. Tagle that drug dealers and robbers are shooting officers and civilians with easy-to-buy home-made caliber .38 revolvers, police shot and killed three armed men in Quezon City and Manila who were found….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament – The Japan News

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a “sick and depraved terrorist attack.” Lawmakers, lords, staff and visitors were locked down after the man was shot by police within the perimeter of Parliament, just meters from entrances to the building itself and in the shadow of the iconic Big Ben clock tower. He died, as did three pedestrians on the bridge, and the police officer. A doctor who treated the wounded from the bridge said some had “catastrophic” injuries. Three police officers, several French teenagers on a school trip, two Romanian tourists and five South Korean visitors were among the injured. Police said they were treating the attack as terrorism. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Metropolitan Police counterterrorism chief Mark Rowley said police believed there was only one attacker, “but it would be foolish to be overconfident early on.” He said an unarmed policeman, three civilians and the attacker died. Forty others, including three police officers, were injured. Islamic extremism was suspected in the attack, Rowley said, adding that authorities believe they know the assailant’s identity but would not reveal it while the investigation was ongoing. The threat level for international terrorism in the U.K. was already listed at severe, meaning an attack was “highly likely.” Speaking outside 10 Downing St. after chairing a meeting of government’s emergency committee, COBRA, May said that level would not change. She said attempts to defeat British values of democracy and freedom through terrorism would fail. “Tomorrow morning, Parliament will meet as normal,” she said. Londoners and visitors “will all move forward together, never giving in to terror and never allowing the voices of hate and evil to drive us apart.” U.S. President Donald Trump was among world leaders offering condolences, and in Paris, the lights of the Eiffel Tower were to be dimmed in solidarity with London. London has been a target for terrorism many times over past decades. Just this weekend, hundreds of armed police took part in an exercise simulating a “marauding” terrorist attack on the River Thames. Wednesday was the anniversary of suicide bombings in the Brussels airport and subway that killed 32 people last year, and the latest events echoed recent vehicle attacks in Berlin and Nice, France. In the House of Commons, legislators were holding a series of votes on pensions when deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle announced that the sitting was being suspended and told lawmakers not to leave. Parliament was locked down for several hours, and the adjoining Westminster subway station was shuttered. Conservative lawmaker Tobias Ellwood, whose brother was killed in the Bali terror attack in 2002, performed first aid on the wounded police officer, who later died. About 10 yards away lay the assailant. “I tried to stem the flow of blood and give mouth to mouth while waiting for the medics to arrive but I think he had lost too much blood,” Ellwood said. “He had multiple wounds, under the arm and in the back.” The attack began early Wednesday afternoon as a driver in a gray SUV slammed into pedestrians on the bridge linking Parliament to the south bank of the River Thames. Former Polish foreign minister Radek Sikorski was in a car crossing the bridge when he heard “something like a car hitting metal sheet” and then saw people lying on the pavement. “I saw one person who gave no signs of life. One man was bleeding from his head. I saw five people who were at least seriously injured,” Sikorski told Poland’s TVN24. Ambulances arrived within minutes to treat people who lay scattered along the length of the bridge. One bloodied woman lay surrounded by a scattering of postcards. Police said one injured woman was pulled from the river. The car crashed into railings on the north side of the bridge, less than 200 meters from the entrance to Parliament. As people scattered in panic, witnesses saw a man holding a knife run toward the building. “The whole crowd just surged around the corner by the gates just opposite Big Ben,” said witness Rick Longley. “A guy came past my right shoulder with a big knife and just started plunging it into the policeman. I have never seen anything like that. I just can’t believe what I just saw.” The attacker managed to get past a gate into Parliament’s fenced-in New Palace Yard, a cobbled courtyard in the shadow of the Big Ben clock tower. Daily Mail journalist Quentin Letts said a man in black attacked the police officer before being shot two or three times as he tried to storm into the building. “As this attacker was running towards the entrance two plain-clothed guys with guns shouted at him what sounded like a warning, he ignored it and they shot two or three times and he fell,” Letts told the BBC. The attacker fell to the cobbles just yards from the entrance to 1,000-year-old Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the parliamentary complex, busy with visitors and school groups. Beyond that, a corridor leads to the building’s Central Lobby, flanked by House of Commons and House of [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2017

2 killed in separate shooting incidents in Masbate

NAGA CITY--- Two persons, including an incumbent village councilor, were killed in separate shooting incidents in San Pascual and Pio V. Corpus towns in Masbate province Monday morning, police said. In San Pascual, the victim Ruben Cinco, 40, councilor of San Pedro village, was reportedly shot six times by four unidentified armed men around 7 a.m. at a rice field, according to the police report. Police said the suspects could possibly be members of the New People's Army. Meanwhile, in Pio V. Corpus, a still unidentified man, estimated to be around 30 to 40 years old, was found in Barangay Bugang around 5:30 p.m. with multiple bullet wounds in different parts of the body. Poli...Keep on reading: 2 killed in separate shooting incidents in Masbate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Cebu ‘narco-mayor’ shot dead

UNIDENTIFIED assailants barged into the office of Mayor Mariano Blanco in South Cebu and shot him dead on Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte had named the mayor in the “narco list.” Senior Police Officer 1 Rafael Albero Jr., investigator of the Ronda police station, quoted two witnesses, Archel Gaging and Jeffrey Mario, who said that the armed men on… link: Cebu ‘narco-mayor’ shot dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Cebu, Ronda Mayor Shot Dead Inside His Office

Mayor Mariano Blanco of Ronda, Cebu was gunned down by unidentified assailants at around 1 A.M. in his office on September 5, 2018. According to a police report, four armed men boarding a white van reportedly stormed the office of Mayor Blanco in the Ronda Municipal building in which the mayor’s employees were ordered to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Tarlac cops shot dead 2 notorious pushers

OPERATIVES of municipal police drug enforcement unit in Tarlac shot and killed two suspected drug pushers during separate buy-bust operations which turned into an armed encounter in Gerona and Moncada towns on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Senior Supt. Ritchie Medardo Posadas, acting director of Tarlac Provincial Police Office identified the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Village watchman shot dead

Unidentified armed men believed to be New People’s Army (NPA) rebels shot dead Friday nigh a barangay tanod (village watchman) in Camalig, Albay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Salah sets up 2 goals, Liverpool beats Palace 2-0 in EPL

LONDON (AP) — Mohamed Salah won a first-half penalty converted by James Milner and also played in Sadio Mane for a late goal as Liverpool beat 10-man Crystal Palace 2-0 on Monday for its second straight win to open the Premier League season. In a typical all-action display by Salah, the Egypt forward was also the player fouled by Aaron Wan-Bissaka that earned the Palace right back a straight red card in the 75th minute because he was the last man. The score was 1-0 at the time, Milner having slotted in the penalty on the stroke of halftime after Salah tumbled under a challenge from Mamadou Sakho. Mane secured victory in the third minute of stoppage time when he ran onto a pass from his own half by Salah, advanced half the length of the field, and rounded the goalkeeper to shoot into an empty net at Selhurst Park. "It was a very tough game. We knew before the game it would be," Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk said. "I don't think the big teams ever win here comfortably. I think a well-deserved three points." Liverpool started the season with a 4-0 thrashing of West Ham and is living up to its billing as a potential threat to title favorite Manchester City, the defending champion. "I'm not interested in sending a statement to Manchester City or anyone else," manager Juergen Klopp said. "I want to win football game and that's what we did tonight." Liverpool has yet to concede a goal and carries a constant threat with its front three of Salah — last season's top scorer in the Premier League — Mane and Roberto Firmino. Mane already has three goals this season. The closest Palace came to scoring was when Andros Townsend curled a long-rage shot against the crossbar in the first half. "I thought we pushed them very hard. We should have come in at 0-0 at halftime and the second half would have been even tougher," Palace manager Roy Hodgson said. "We gave them enough problems and we can consider ourselves unlucky to lose 2-0." Liverpool and City are two of six teams with the maximum six points......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Spanish police treating knife assault as terrorist attack

BARCELONA, Spain – A police officer shot dead a man armed with a knife as he tried to attack a police station in the northern Spanish region of Catalonia on Monday, August 20, in what police are treating as a "terrorist attack." Police said the man invoked the name of Allah ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Knifeman killed in Spain police station attack

MADRID: A man armed with a knife was killed when he attacked a police station near the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona early Monday, police said. “A man armed with a knife entered the police station in Cornella to attack the officers. The attacker was shot,” the Catalonia regional police said on Twitter. A police [...] The post Knifeman killed in Spain police station attack appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

CAFGU man who shot commander remorseful

ROXAS City, Capiz – A member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) who shot to death his detachment commander at Daan Sur village in Tapaz, Capiz on August 15, 2018 said he is willing to face the consequences of his action. Bonnie Jimenez said he was enraged when Staff Sgt. Ronilo Esoy, a […] The post CAFGU man who shot commander remorseful appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

South Sudan’s child soldiers hope for life after war

By the time Baba John escaped the tribal militia he had joined as an 11-year-old, he had long stopped counting the number of people he had killed. "I shot people. We all did," said Baba John. "I received a gun and was told how to shoot and point the gun. I don't remember how many I shot but there were many." A murderous time for Baba John began with a life-or-death decision when a South Sudanese armed group, known as the Cobra Faction, attacked his village close to the eastern town of Pibor, nearly 400 kilometers (240 miles) north of the capital Juba. Baba John survived that attack but, fearing he would not be so lucky the next time he decided, like many others have done, to...Keep on reading: South Sudan’s child soldiers hope for life after war.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Duterte fires ‘high-ranking’ military official over ‘ghost deliveries’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte fired a “high-ranking” military official over P1.5-million worth of “ghost deliveries,” his spokesman announced on Monday. In a television interview, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte has been “really aggrieved” by this corruption incident as the Armed Forces of the Philippines was “close to his heart.” But Roque did not give the [...] The post Duterte fires ‘high-ranking’ military official over ‘ghost deliveries’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Man killed by MC-riding gunman

CABANATUAN City -- Violence erupted in broad daylight here as a motorcycle-riding armed man shot dead a 47-year-old man last Sunday noon. Killed on the spot was Dionisio Manalo, of Purok Centro, Bgy. Caalibangbangan, this city. He sustained several gunshot wounds to the body. City police head Supt. Ponciano Zafra….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

PDEA Central Visayas exec gunned down in Cebu City

Published: 7:54 p.m., July 27, 2018 | Updated: 11:43 p.m., July 28, 2018 CEBU CITY --- The series of killings in the city and Metro Cebu continued on Friday with a former radioman turned antinarcotics agent as the latest victim of what Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma had said was the reign of a culture of impunity. Earl Rallos, 48, of Labangon, this city, was driving his gray Toyota Altis when he was shot repeatedly by still unknown assailants on Friday. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the head and body. Rallos was assistant operations officer of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Central Visayas. He worked with Bombo Radyo and radio station dySS for ne...Keep on reading: PDEA Central Visayas exec gunned down in Cebu City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

No. 3 drug pusher dies in Tarlac clash

CAMP Macabulos, Tarlac City -- Operatives from the Drug Enforcement Unit of Tarlac City Police Office shot dead Thursday a notorious drug pusher during an armed encounter in Sitio Riverside, Bgy. Sepung Calzada, Tarlac City. Senior Supt. Ritchie Medardo Posadas, acting Tarlac provincial police director, said the suspect, Jester Tabag,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018