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Gunmen attack teacher

By: Gail T. Momblan POLICE are still pursuing the gunmen behind the shooting of a grade school teacher in Passi City, Iloilo over the weekend. At around 9 p.m. of August 24, 2018, two suspects on board a motorcycle shot Nicanor Labo, 47, of Barangay Aglalana, Passi City. Labo is the administrator of Madison Grade School […] The post Gunmen attack teacher appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianAug 28th, 2018

Bacolod City councilor and his wife survive ambush

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – A city councilor here and his wife survived an attack by unknown gunmen Friday evening, ........»»

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Gunmen attack Indon boat off Sabah 

ZAMBOANGA CITY – An Indonesian tugboat crew member was wounded after gunmen attacked their vessel off Sabah despite a tight […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Four killed as gunmen attack Chinese consulate in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (UPDATED) – Four people were killed on Friday, November 23,  when gunmen armed with hand grenades and a suicide vest stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi, officials said, with the attack claimed by a separatist group which branded Beijing "an oppressor". Pakistani authorities said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

9 years on, victims’ kin decry lack of justice in Ampatuan slay case

AMPATUAN, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 23 Nov) – Exactly nine years ago today, the worst election-related violence in the Philippines and the single deadliest attack against media workers anywhere else stunned and made headlines around the world. Fifty-eight people, including 32 media workers, were mangled, some beyond recognition, by the powerful firearms of gunmen who tried […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

La Union vice mayor killed, mayor survives ambush

Gunmen attacked and killed the vice mayor of Balaoan town in La Union as he proceeded to the municipal hall at 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday to attend this week's regular session. Vice Mayor Alfred Concepcion died from multiple gunshot wounds, but his daughter, incumbent Mayor Aleli Concepcion, who was in the same vehicle, was unharmed, police said. One of their bodyguards identified as Mike Ulep was killed in the attack. The father and daughter tandem is seeking reelection in the 2019 midterm polls. /cbb...Keep on reading: La Union vice mayor killed, mayor survives ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Militants kill seven Christians returning from baptism in Egypt | News

Gunmen killed at least seven Christians who were returning from baptising a child at a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday, officials said - the most serious attack on the minority in more than a year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Militants kill seven Christians returning from baptism in Egypt

Gunmen killed at least seven Christians who were returning from baptising a child at a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday, officials said – the most serious attack on the minority in more than a year. Source link link: Militants kill seven Christians returning from baptism in Egypt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Gunmen kill Isabela cop

BASILAN – Motorcycle gunmen shot dead a police officer in a daring broad daylight attack Tuesday in Isabela City in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Pangasinan councilor survives gun attack

DAGUPAN CITY - A councilor of Sto. Tomas town in Pangasinan province survived a gun attackon Thursdaymorning, police said. Two motorcycle-riding men attacked Ely Arciaga Ramos, 64, in front of his house in Barangay Poblacion East, according to police investigator SPO1 Jerwin Cabreros. Ramos has expressed his intent to run for mayor in the 2019 midterm polls. Ramos came from his farm and had just alighted from his motorcycle when the backrider of the second motorcycle shot him. The bullets grazed his left torso and right hand, enabling Ramos to scamper towards his house, Cabreros said. The gunmen sped off. The police found two empty shells and a slug fired from a caliber .4...Keep on reading: Pangasinan councilor survives gun attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Philippine mayor shot dead in SUV

Gunmen have killed yet another town mayor in northern Philippines in the latest brazen attack on local officials. Mayor Alexander Buquing, his driver and a police officer were shot and killed Monda.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Abu Sayyaf gunmen release teacher abducted in Sulu

The victim was abducted Saturday afternoon in Barangay Latih in Patikul near Jolo, capital town of Sulu province......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Abu Sayyaf gunmen release teacher abducted in Sulu

The victim was abducted Saturday afternoon in Barangay Latih in Patikul near Jolo, capital town of Sulu province. Source link link: Abu Sayyaf gunmen release teacher abducted in Sulu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Abu Sayyaf gunmen allegedly abduct teacher in Sulu

Authorities have launched an extensive search for a public school teacher reportedly abducted on Saturday in Jolo, Sulu by Abu Sayyaf bandits......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Tagum lawyer ambushed

DAVAO CITY – Motorcycle gunmen ambushed a prominent lawyer in a daring broad daylight attack Monday in Tagum City in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

DUBAI— Iran‘s elite Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to exact “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday’s assault, one of the worst ever against the most powerful force of the Islamic Republic, […].....»»

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Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

AHVAZ, Iran --- In a collective outpouring of grief, Iranians held funerals Monday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people, the deadliest attack in the country in nearly a decade. READ:Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25 Saturday's assault in Ahvaz, the provincial capital of Khuzestan, was blamed on Iran's Arab separatists. At least 60 people were also wounded when militants disguised as soldiers opened fire at marching troops and onlookers at the parade. The attack has further shaken Iran, already facing turmoil in the wake of the American withdraw from Tehran's nuclear deal wi...Keep on reading: Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Iran vows crushing response after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

TEHRAN, Iran (4th UPDATE) – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed a "crushing response" after gunmen shot dead at least 29 people including women and children on Saturday, September 22, in an attack on an Iranian military parade. The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group claimed to have carried out the rare assault ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

TEHRAN, Iran --- Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years. The attack in Ahvaz saw gunfire sprayed into a crowd of marching Revolutionary Guardsmen, bystanders and government officials watching from a nearby riser. Suspicion immediately fell on the region's Arab separatists, who previously only attacked unguarded oil pipelines under the cover of darkness. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif immediately blamed the attack on regional countries and their "U.S. masters," calling the gunmen "te...Keep on reading: Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

DFA monitoring situation in Iran after attack on military parade

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) started monitoring the situation in Iran after gunmen attacked a military parade on Saturday, killing at least 2r people and wounding more than 50 others. According to a DFA statement, the Philippine Embassy in Tehran had started gathering more information on the attack, which that took place in the southern city of Ahvaz, 820 kilometers southwest of Tehran near the border with Iraq. Ambassador Wilfredo Santos said gunmen wearing military uniforms staged the attack at around 9:00 a.m. local time. According to the DFA website, there are a total of 1,184 Filipinos in Iran as of June 1, 2017./atm READ: Gunmen attack Iran military parad...Keep on reading: DFA monitoring situation in Iran after attack on military parade.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Local news agency: 8 elite Iranian guards die in attack

    TEHRAN, Iran---Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray into a crowd of marching Guardsmen, bystanders and government officials watching from a nearby riser. However, Iran faced a bloody assault last year from the Islamic State group and Arab separatists in the region have attacked oil pipelines there in the past. State television aired footage of the aftermath of the assault on Ahvaz's Quds, o...Keep on reading: Local news agency: 8 elite Iranian guards die in attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018