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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

Bomb explodes in North Cotabato’s Midsayap town

KIDAPAWAN CITY – An improvised explosive went off Sunday evening outside a municipal police station in Midsayap in North Cotabato […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Blast rocks North Cotabato town hours after GenSan bombing

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato --- Only about eight hours after a bomb exploded in General Santos City about 150 kilometers away, a powerful improvised explosive (IED) device was set off inside a videoke bar here by still unidentified men, police said. Senior Insp. Jumrell Amotan, Midsayap town deputy police chief, said no one was hurt by the blast inside Theresa's Place Videoke bar in Barangay Poblacion 4, Midsayap, North Cotabato at 7:15 pm Sunday. "No casualty was reported," Amotan said. The videoke bar's caretaker said three men -- about 25 to 30 years old -- arrived on a motorbike and ordered one liter size of soft drink. Tey occupied one of the dimly lit shanties, the car...Keep on reading: Blast rocks North Cotabato town hours after GenSan bombing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Boy, 15, shot dead in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/ 12 September) – A 15-year old high school student in Matalam town in North Cotabato was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman, around 11:45 am Tuesday, police said. Killed was MJ Mayo Balbalusa, Grade-9 student at the Malamote National High School and a resident of Purok-4, Barangay Lower Malamote, Matalam. The […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Farmer shoots brother over sack of palay

  MLANG, North Cotabato -- An argument as to who owned a sack of palay led to the shooting of a farmer by his older brother in Barangay Bialong here on Monday afternoon.   Investigator PO3 Albert L. Tajan, of the Mlang police office, said Danny Platon, 43, was shot by his older brother, Pepito, 47, both of Barangay Bialong, Mlang, North Cotabato, about 1 p.m. after a heated argument.   Tajan said Danny and his twin brother Dante hauled one sack of palay from a drier owned by one of their nephews.   Pepito confronted the two and castigated them for taking what was not theirs.   This angered Danny and his twin brother who both punched...Keep on reading: Farmer shoots brother over sack of palay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Police to file complaints vs Isulan blast suspects

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 08 September) — Police will file charges by next week against the suspects in the first of the two recent bomb attacks in Isulan town in Sultan Kudarat province that killed five people and wounded 48 others. Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco, regional director of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12, said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Cops nab suspect in Abra town fiesta grenade attack

Abra police arrested farmer Joel Millare Balucas, 45, in Barangay Pulot in Lagayan town......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Farmers slain, soldiers wounded in BIFF attacks in Maguindanao

Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters killed two farmers in Datu Hofer town in this province on Sunday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

NPA rebel yields in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 31 August) – A member of a New People’s Army (NPA) unit operating in Tampakan town in South Cotabato yielded on Thursday to Army and police personnel following a series of negotiations. Lt. Col. Jones Otida, commanding officer of the Army’s 27th Infantry Battalion, said Friday that Jonathan Pilay Dawang alias […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Gun-for-hire suspect slain in Rizal

SAN PEDRO CITY - An alleged member of a gun-for-hire group was killed in a shootout with the police in Taytay town in Rizal province on Friday morning. Rizal police director Sr. Supt. Lou Evangelis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018