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Motorcycle riding gunmen kill relative of DENR-ARMM exec

    COTABATO CITY -- A driver of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) was killed while two others were hurt in an ambush here on Monday afternoon. Killed was DENR-ARMM van driver Abdulgani Guiama, 38, of Barangay Tamontaka 1, Cotabato City. Injured were Manuel Capin, DENR-ARMM supply officer, and Pablo Amador, a miner and visitor of the environment office. Senior Supt. Rolly Octavio, Cotabato City police director, said the victims were on board a van cruising Ramon Rabago Sr. Avenue at past 3 p.m. when two men riding tandem on motorbike opened fire. Responding police officers rushed the vi...Keep on reading: Motorcycle riding gunmen kill relative of DENR-ARMM exec.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 16th, 2017

Gunmen kill 2, wound 1 in Navotas

Two men were killed while a female student was wounded after they were attacked while in a van by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Navotas City on Friday night. Police identified the vi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Gunmen kill activist-priest, 72, in Nueva Ecija

Published: 8:09 a.m., Dec. 5, 2017 | Updated: 1:27 a.m., Dec. 6, 2017 The Diocese of San Jose, Nueva Ecija province, on Tuesday condemned the murder of a retired Catholic priest who had served the diocese for 32 years. Fr. Marcelito "Tito" Paez, 72, was shot by motorcycle-riding gunmen as he was driving through Sitio Sangalang at Barangay Lambakin in Jaen town on Monday night. San Jose Bishop Roberto Mallari said Paez managed to stop his car and talk to the gunmen after being shot. Mallari said Paez rolled down his car window and told the gunmen, "I'm a priest, I'm a priest." The gunmen sped off and Paez pulled to the roadside, Mallari said. Paez died while he was b...Keep on reading: Gunmen kill activist-priest, 72, in Nueva Ecija.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2017

Bike-riding gunmen kill 2 in Quezon

MANILA, Philippines — Two persons were killed in a gun attack by motorcycle-riding men in Quezon on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Soldiers seize 9 high-powered firearms, IED after firefight with gunmen

DIGOS CITY -- Soldiers recovered at least 9 high-powered firearms, ammunition and an improvised explosive device (IED) following a brief firefight with motorcycle-riding men, the military said Sunday. 1Lt. China Celina Castro, the spokesperson of the Army's 73rd Infantry Battalion, said soldiers manning a checkpoint in Barangay Tacul in Magsaysays, Davao del Sur were trying to flag down men on two motorcycles on Friday evening for routine inspection. But instead of yielding, the men fired on the soldiers -- triggering a 10-minute firefight. The armed men, suspected to be New People's Army (NPA) rebels, sped away but were pursued by those manning the checkpoint. The pursuing s...Keep on reading: Soldiers seize 9 high-powered firearms, IED after firefight with gunmen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria shooting

WARRI, Nigeria --- Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria's Rivers State, a police source told AFP, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich region. "The gunmen opened fire on a set of worshippers at about 12:30 am on Monday," said Ugochi Olugbo, a relative of one of the victims who were attending a New Year's Eve service. The shooting took place in the town of Omoku about 90 kilometers (56 miles) from the southern oil hub of Port Harcourt. "Fourteen persons died on the spot, while 12 who sustained gunshot wounds were rushed to the hospital and are receiving medical attention," said a police source who asked to remain anon...Keep on reading: Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria shooting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Slain priest a ‘victim and a martyr’

The retired priest who was shot dead in Nueva Ecija last Dec. 4 might have been killed because his gunmen thought he was still with the farmer activist he had earlier helped out of jail. Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines president and Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles aired the view as he called on the authorities to step up the probe of the killing of retired priest Marcelito "Tito" Paez. "No, Fr. Tito wasn't just a victim. He should be counted among our martyrs. Victims have no choice with their fate, martyrs do," Valles said. Paez, 72, was slain by motorcycle-riding assailants as he was driving in Jaen town on Dec. 4. Valles noted that the gunmen might had been ...Keep on reading: Slain priest a ‘victim and a martyr’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

2 dead as motorcycle-riding gunmen strike in Caloocan, Manila

Two men were killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen in the cities of Manila and Caloocan on Thursday, just a few days before Christmas. The shooting incident in Caloocan City left a former barangay official dead while in Manila, the victim was a tricycle driver suspected of being a former drug user, the police said. At 1:21 p.m. on Thursday in Caloocan City, Melvin Casipit, 53, was shot twice in the head by a man who, along with three other masked companions, barged into the house of his friend, Alberto Banal, on 2nd Avenue in Barangay 120. Case investigator PO1 Nio Paguirigan said that as Casipit was killed, four other suspects on motorcycles served as lookouts outside his friend's...Keep on reading: 2 dead as motorcycle-riding gunmen strike in Caloocan, Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Laguna cop, pal ambushed separately in Famy, Siniloan

A police officer posted at the town of Famy in Laguna province and his friend who is a cockfight aficionado were assassinated separately in Famy and Siniloan, respectively, at the weekend. The assailants were alleged to be motorcycle-mounted gunmen riding tandem style. Police Officer 2 Rogelio Ebora Cuento, 42 years old and married and said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 17th, 2017

Gunmen on bikes kill 4 in Caloocan, Navotas

Crime lab personnel work on the spot where a couple were killed on Thursday night in North Caloocan.--PHOTO BY RADYO INQUIRER Four people were shot dead in separate incidents involving motorcycle-ridi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 17th, 2017

Man shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Caloocan City

A family in Caloocan City lost three family members to unidentified gunmen riding motorcycles in two separate shooting incidents, GMA News'; JP Soriano reported Thursday on '24 Oras.'.......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

‘To kill a priest is to kill Christ’

SAN JOSE CITY --- Catholic Church leaders on Monday gathered in this city in Nueva Ecija province to bury retired priest Marcelito Paez, who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assassins in Jaen town on Dec. 4. "Those tasked with implementing the laws of the land should see to it that the perpetrators of this deed be brought to justice," said Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos, who issued a pastoral statement as a representative of Central Luzon bishops to the 10-member Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines permanent council. Papal Nuncio Gabriele Caccia and two bishops led the 11 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral for Paez here. During the ceremony, San Jose Bi...Keep on reading: ‘To kill a priest is to kill Christ’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Caloocan couple slain; hubby works for solon

  A couple were shot dead on Friday morning in the latest attack involving motorcycle-riding gunmen in Caloocan City.   The slain husband was a personal aide of Caloocan Rep. Dale Malapitan, who called on the police to immediately solve the killings.   Around 7 a.m., Justine and Margarita Bangay, residents of Phase 7, Barangay Bagong Silang, were walking home from the local market when they were both shot in the head as they passed Tala Cemetery, police said.   The shooter was one of two men who were on a Sym motorbike with license plate number 6775 PQ.   Witnesses recalled hearing Margarita telling the gunman "Kilala kita! (I know you)...Keep on reading: Caloocan couple slain; hubby works for solon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Barangay chairman in Cebu killed in ambush

Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot to death a barangay chairman in Liloan town in the province of Cebu on Thursday evening.   Source link link: Barangay chairman in Cebu killed in ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Village exec shot dead in Cebu

        CEBU CITY---The chairman of a village in Cebu City known for its problem on illegal drugs was shot dead by unknown assailants in Sitio Simborio, Barangay Tayud, Liloan town, north Cebu past8 a.m.on Thursday.   Felicisimo "Imok" Rupinta, village chief of Ermita, was shot dead by four armed men on board two motorcycle-riding men while he was board his Isuzu D-Max vehicle.   SPO2 Andrew Rellanos, of Liloan police station, said that Rupinta was driving the vehicle while his companion, Jocelyn Mendoza, was on the front passenger seat when the ambush took place.   Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said Rupinta was ...Keep on reading: Village exec shot dead in Cebu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

2 slain by bike-riding gunmen

MANILA, Philippines — Motorcycle-riding men shot dead a municipal agricultural officer and a woman in North Cotabato and Albay, respectively, on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

2 slain by bike-riding gunmen

MANILA, Philippines — Motorcycle-riding men shot dead a municipal agricultural officer and a woman in North Cotabato and Albay, respectively, on Tuesday. Source link link: 2 slain by bike-riding gunmen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

Reds kill Cotabato policeman in ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) shot dead a policeman on his way to report for duty on Thursday in Tupi, South Cotabato. Police Officer 2 Charlie Liba was traveling on a motorcycle and heading to the police regional office when two gunmen drove by his side and fired shots [...] The post Reds kill Cotabato policeman in ambush appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2017

Cop shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Muntinlupa - Inquirer.net

Cop shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Muntinlupa - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 27th, 2017

Pakistan official: Bombing in northwestern region kills 3

KARACHI — Gunmen riding on a motorcycle opened fire on a vehicle carrying a senior Pakistani police officer in the southern city of Karachi on yesterday, kil.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2017

Teacher from Glan shot dead in Pikit

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 06 May) – Unidentified gunmen riding on a motorcycle shot dead a 28-year old public school teacher in Pikit, North Cotabato, at around 430 p.m., Friday, reports said. Chief Inspector Donald Cabigas, chief of Pikit municipal police station, identified the victim as Felix Piquero, a teacher from Glan, Sarangani. Cabigas said [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2017