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Police, farmer slain in two gun attacks in Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sept) – A police officer assigned at M’lang town in North Cotabato was gunned down by a still unidentified assailant around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, reports said. Killed was SPO1 Jovette Solanon Galan, 40, of the M’lang Police Office and resident of Purok 3, Barangay Lika in M’lang. Galan, according to […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsSep 14th, 2018

Former NPA couple slain in gun attack in Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 23 Aug) – Unidentified gunmen shot dead a couple who were former members of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) in Makilala, North Cotabato Wednesday evening, police said. Chief Insp. Johnny Rick Medel, chief of the Makilala police, identified the slain couple as Felix Mancao Abaniel, 52, and his wife, Teresita, 51, both […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

2 killed, 2 hurt in North Cotabato shooting incident

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – Two farmers were killed and two other persons were wounded in a gun attack Thursday night in Matalam town in North Cotabato by motorcycle-riding assailants. Chief Inspector Sunny Leoncito, chief of the Matalam police, identified the slain victims as Isidro Mata Cantil, and Ruben Alcalde Ramujal, both residents […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Policeman, companion slain in South Cotabato drug operation

  KORONADAL CITY -- Two persons, including a former police officer, were killed in an operation in Sto. Nio town, South Cotabato province for reportedly violently resisting the conduct of a court-backed search, a police spokesperson said Saturday.   Supt. Aldrin Gonzales said elements of the Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit and the Sto. Nio police office were serving search warrants against former Police Officer 2 Edgar Porras in Barangay Poblacion when he and a companion opened fire on the approaching lawmen on Friday.   Porras, who was previously assigned in Caraga region, and his companion, Henry Vera, were killed.   Gonzales said reco...Keep on reading: Policeman, companion slain in South Cotabato drug operation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Farmer slain in BIFF attack

NORTH COTABATO, Philippines — A farmer was killed and three others were wounded in a gun attack in Midsayap town on Thursday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

Ecija farmer shot dead by car-riding gunmen

RIZAL, Nueva Ecija -- Unidentified sedan-riding men shot dead a 49-year-old farmer driving a tricycle here last Thursday morning. Chief Insp. Manuel T. Catacutan, town police chief, identified the slain victim as Ronald Mendez, alias Dalmas, of Purok 4, Bgy. Paco Roman, this town. The ambush occurred along an irrigation….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Lumad activist slain in Cotabato province, Misamis Oriental peasant leader survives slay try

A member of a lumad organization was shot dead early this week in Arakan town, Cotabato province while a peasant leader in Misamis Oriental survived an attempt on his life late last week in the latest incidents of attacks against activists, especially in Mindanao, human rights groups said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Carmen town barangay chair, buddy slain in ambush

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 27 January) — Unidentified gunmen shot dead a village executive and his buddy while on their way home in Carmen, North Cotabato, around 11 p.m., Friday, a police official said. Superintendent Bernard Tayong, spokesperson for the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), identified the victims as Renato Ortiz, chair of Barangay General […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

2 drug suspects slain in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 23 January) — Two alleged drug pushers were killed in a raid Tuesday in Kabacan town in North Cotabato, a police official said. Chief Inspector Lorenzo Henarez, head of the Regional Police Anti-Drug Unit of Philippine National Police -12, identified the suspects as Jonathan Mangakoy, member of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

5 drug pushers slain in gun battle with police in NorthCot town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 12 July) – Five suspected drug pushers were killed in a running gun battle with authorities in a remote village in Kabacan, North Cotabato early morning Wednesday, police said. Chief Insp. Bryan Placer, chief of Kabacan Police, said the suspects first fired the shots towards government troops after seeing them arrive at [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2017

BIFF attacks NorthCot town; DepEd orders suspension of classes

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 21 June) – Suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked an Army outpost in a village in the municipality of Pigcawayan, North Cotabato early morning Wednesday, police said. Chief Insp. Realan Mamon, municipal police station chief, said the armed group traveled from the marsh in nearby Kabuntalan and Northern Kabuntalan towns in [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Series of attacks vs police in Parang, Sultan sa Mastura town: 1 killed, 1 wounded

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 06 May) &'8212; A police photographer from the regional office of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is the latest victim in what is believed to be a series of retaliatory attacks against members of the regional police in Parang and Sultan Mastura towns following a series of law enforcement [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2017

Laguna cops seize P600K worth of ‘shabu’ from slain ‘pusher’ 

      SAN PEDRO CITY--An alleged illegal drug pusher was killed in a police operation in Calauan town in Laguna province early on Thursday. The slain suspect was identified only an alias "Marlon bakla" in a report from the Laguna police office. Meanwhile, a still unidentified male companion of the suspect managed to escape on board a motorcycle during the gunfight. The police claimed the suspects opened fire, prompting the authorities to shoot back and kill the suspect in a buy-bust operation around 4 a.m. in Barangay (village) Dayap. The police recovered about 150 grams of suspected "shabu" (crystal meth) worth around P600,000. /jpv...Keep on reading: Laguna cops seize P600K worth of ‘shabu’ from slain ‘pusher’ .....»»

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Political killings: 2 campaign volunteers of Abra governor slain

BAGUIO CITY --- Two campaign volunteers of reelectionist Abra Gov. Maria Jocelyn Bernos were killed on Monday in an ambush in Dolores town, the bailiwick of one of her political rivals. But police and election officials had yet to determine whether the attack was related to next year's elections. Men armed with a shotgun and an assault rifle fired at Rodel Pilor, 34, and Roland Lazara, 43, who were on a motorcycle at Barangay Kimmalaba in Dolores at 9:15 a.m. Bernos is running against Dolores Mayor Robert Victor "JR" Seares Jr. Seares' cousin, the former Abra Electric Cooperative general manager, Loreto Seares Jr., is also running for governor. Call for justice "We ...Keep on reading: Political killings: 2 campaign volunteers of Abra governor slain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Maguindanao board candidate, grandson of vice mayor shot dead

KIDAPAWAN CITY--- A candidate for Maguindanao provincial board and a grandson of a town vice mayor were killed in a shooting at a public market in Kabacan town in North Cotabato on Sunday afternoon, police said. Supt. Aldrin Gonzales, speaking for the Soccsksargen Police Regional Office, said Susan Montawal, an aspirant for Maguindanao provincial board in next year's election, and Harris Montawal, grandson of the vice mayor of Datu Montawal, Maguindanao, were taken to the Kabacan Medical Specialist Hospital, where they were declared dead on arrival. Gonzales said Susan Montawal was the wife of Bao Montawal, former Vice Mayor of Datu Montawal town, while Harris was the vice mayor's ...Keep on reading: Maguindanao board candidate, grandson of vice mayor shot dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Slain Albay teacher shielded students from attacker

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Slain public school teacher Mylene Veras-Durante shielded two students from a knife-wielding assailant who attacked them inside their school in Pio Duran town, Albay, on Tuesday night, October 9. “The teacher tried to save the lives of the children by covering them,” Police Senior ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Families of slain, wounded troopers in North Cot receive livelihood aid

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 06 October) —  Sixteen families of soldiers and police personnel in North Cotabato who were wounded or killed in the battle field received livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12. One of the beneficiaries was Lorlene Apostol whose husband, Sgt. Andrew Apostol, was killed in an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Village chair slain in gold-rich town in Agusan del Sur

ROSARIO, AGUSAN DEL SUR --- The chair of Poblacion village here was gunned down while he was lounging in the terrace of his houseFridaynight. Julie Chua, who died as he was rushed to the San Francisco Doctors Hospital, was the second village chair slain by still unknown assassins in just one month. Senior Inspector Gary Boniao, Rosario police chief, said Chua was relaxing on his ironwood sofa in the terrace when a lone gunman on a motorcycle, wearing a white baseball cap, shot him 10 times. A month earlier, Teotimo Carampatana Saday, chair of the neighboring Cabantao village, was killed as he got off from his SUV in front of his house. Residents expressed concern over the spa...Keep on reading: Village chair slain in gold-rich town in Agusan del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Driver burned alive as truck falls into ravine in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 5 Oct) – A truck driver was burned alive when his vehicle plunged into a cliff as he was maneuvering a dangerous curve along the highway in the municipality of President Roxas, North Cotabato 12:20 a.m. Friday, a police officer said. Chief Insp. Rolly Oranza, of the President Roxas PNP, identified slain […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

5 PDEA agents killed in Lanao del Sur ambush

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Five agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) were killed and two others hurt when armed men ambushed them in Kapai town, Lanao del Sur, on Friday, October 5. The Philippine National Police-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao identified the slain PDEA-ARMM agents as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Slain La Union mayor was 11th killed under Duterte admin — PNP

        Mayor Alexander Buquing of Sudipen, La Union was the 11th local chief executive to be killed under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson Chief Supt. Benigno Durana Jr. said.   Buquing was killed in an ambush with PO2 Rolando Juanbe and his driver Boni Depdepen Monday night. Vice Mayor Wendy Joy Buquing, the mayor's wife, was also wounded in the shooting.   READ: La Union town mayor, along with driver and cop, killed in ambush   "So far nakikita natin that this is the 11th mayor," Durana said in a press briefing, while also noting that six vice mayors w...Keep on reading: Slain La Union mayor was 11th killed under Duterte admin — PNP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018