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Rebels kill cop, wound another as they attack PNP outposts in Sorsogon

Published: 8:05 p.m., Oct. 15, 2017 | Updated: 10:05 p.m., Oct. 16, 2017 NAGA CITY---A policeman was killed while another was wounded in separate attacks by suspected communist rebels in the towns of Gubat and Bulan in Sorsogon province, on Sunday night. Police Officer 2 Ricky Ofalsa of the Gubat police identified the fatality as PO2 Dennis Garbida, who was with him, and two others manning an outpost when a group of suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels arrived and fired at the outpost at 5:50 p.m. Daring attack Ofalsa could not say how many NPA rebels staged the daring attack in Gubat's business district. "They were so many. They were all in camouflage uniform. I didn'...Keep on reading: Rebels kill cop, wound another as they attack PNP outposts in Sorsogon.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 16th, 2017

Suspected rebels kill cop as they attack police outpost in Sorsogon

Gubat town (shaded in red)_ in Sorsogon province (Image from Google Maps) NAGA CITY -- A police officer died in an attack by suspected New People's Army (NPA) in a police outpost in Gubat town in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Abu Sayyaf militants kill 9, wound 16 in Philippine village

ZAMBOANGA — Abu Sayyaf militants killed nine people and wounded 16 others in an early morning attack yesterday on a southern Philippine village which may hav.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

2 soldiers hurt in grenade attack in Masbate

LEGAZPI CITY -- Two soldiers were wounded when a grenade thrown by suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels exploded at the municipal building in Cayawan town in Masbate province on Saturday night, report reaching the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol said. Senior InspectorMaria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said Sunday that Sgt. Dennis Orogo and Private First Class Alfie Romero, of the Army's 93rd Civil Military Operations (CMO) Company, were wounded in the attack. The report said the two soldiers were manning the CMO office at about 8:20 p.m. when two suspected NPA men on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade at the back of the building where the Army unit was base...Keep on reading: 2 soldiers hurt in grenade attack in Masbate.....»»

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Soldier shot dead by suspected NPA in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY --- An Army soldier was gunned down on Saturday morning by suspected communist rebels at a marketplace in Daraga town in Albay province, police said. Chief Inspector Arthur Gomez, Bicol police spokesperson, said Private First Class George Rey Murillo, 27, a resident of Castilla town in Sorsogon province, was attacked by three unidentified armed men believed to be members of the New People's Army (NPA) Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) in Barangay (village) Anislag at around 6 a.m. The report said the victim was doing market chores when shot to death. Gomez said the victim sustained bullet wounds in his head, killing him instantly. The attackers fled and carted away the ...Keep on reading: Soldier shot dead by suspected NPA in Albay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Suspected NPA rebels kill CAFGU member, abduct 2 cops

MANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) reported two separate attacks involving suspected communist rebels – one that left a government militiaman dead in Negros Oriental and another involving the abduction of two cops in Surigao del Sur. In Negros Oriental, the military said an off-duty ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Rebels kill baby, cop in Philippine ambush

Rebels kill baby, cop in Philippine ambush.....»»

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US urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack

RIYADH: The United States called Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for international action to hold Iran to account after Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of “direct military aggression” over a Yemeni rebel missile attack near Riyadh. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels also threatened to attack ports and airports in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, escalating a [...] The post US urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

Cargo Movers add more woes to reeling Lady Realtors

Games Thursday: (FilOil Flying V Centre) 4:15 p.m. –- Iriga City vs. Generika-Ayala 7:00 p.m. –- UST vs. Petron   F2 Logistics recovered from a four-point deficit late in the third set to complete a 25-16, 25-23, 25-23 sweep of listless Sta. Lucia Tuesday for the Cargo Movers’ second straight win in the 2017 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. American import Kennedy Bryan posted 13 points, all from attacks, while Venezuelan reinforcement unleashed 12 markers anchored on 10 attacks as F2 Logistics scored back-to-back victories after a four-set romp of erstwhile unbeaten Petron Saturday in Bacolod City. “Itong Sta. Lucia hindi madaling kalaban. Siguro naunahan lang namin or matter of breaks lang siguro,” said F2 Logistics coach Ramil De Jesus. “Hindi biro ‘pag nasa harap mo na ‘yung mga imports then three imports sila actually four pa nga andyan pa ‘yung (Mar-Jana) Phillips. So hindi madaling kalaban, hindi mo pwedeng biru biruin so talagang disiplina dapat pagdating sa loob ng court.” The Cargo Movers controlled the opening set but needed to mount a rally from 20-22 down in the closing stretch of the second frame. F2 Logistics again fell behind 18-22 in the third set before sparking a closing 7-1 rally. Perez tied the frame at 22 after a kill block on Rialen Sante followed by an attack error by Lady Realtors’ Ukranian import Bohdana Anisova that gave the Cargo Movers a one-point lead. Desiree Cheng sent his service short in the next play but Canadian Marisa Field smashed his serve straight to the net as F2 Logistics took match point, 24-23. Kim Dy blocked Anisova to seal the win in the 88-minute duel.  Anisova scored 14 points while Pam Lastimosa and Field combined for 15 markers for the Lady Realtors.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 7th, 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

NPA rebels harass Sorsogon police station

NPA rebels harass Sorsogon police station.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

GARDEZ, Afghanistan (UPDATED) – Two separate suicide and gun attacks on police and soldiers in Afghanistan left at least 71 dead and nearly 170 wounded on Tuesday, October 17, in the latest devastating assaults on beleaguered security forces. The Taliban claimed the more deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Valdez gives home province fans a treat in PVL on Tour

Volleyball star Alyssa Valdez gave avid fans from her home province of Batangas City a treat Sunday night, despite a long and exhausting trip from Iloilo as she bannered Creamline to a heart-stopping win in the second leg of the “PVL on Tour”. Valdez led the Cool Smashers to a 17-25, 18-25, 25-17, 25-23, 19-17 win over BanKo-Perlas in the exhibition match held at the Batangas City Coliseum. The former Ateneo Queen Eagle, who hails from San Juan, Batangas, smashed the match-clinching kill to seal the magical night that left the crowd leaving the venue with smile on their faces.   Valdez, who took a brief break from her duties with Chinese Taipei club Attack Line just to attend the PVL on Tour, endured an exhausting travel from Iloilo to Batangas City. She was supposed to fly to Manila from Iloilo on Oct. 13 at 10:30 p.m., but her flight was cancelled. Valdez had to travel by ferry to Bacolod and found a flight at 2:00 p.m. After arriving in Manila, she immediately travelled to Batangas City.        In the only other game, Myla Pablo spearheaded Pocari Sweat to a 17-25, 27-25, 16-25, 26-24, 15-5 win over a Grethcel Soltones-led Bali Pure. Valdez is scheduled to play when the PVL on Tour visits Iloilo on Oct. 17 and Bacolod on Oct. 18......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Soldier dies, 1 wounded in Ilocos Sur NPA attack

A PHILIPPINE Army soldier was killed while another was wounded after New People’s Army (NPA) rebels fired upon troops doing repair works at a public school in Quirino, Ilocos Sur. 2Lt. Rey Gaezell Anfone, spokesman of the Army’s 81st Infantry Battalion (81IB), said two NPA rebels from the Kilusang Larangang Gerilya Montes shot at the… link: Soldier dies, 1 wounded in Ilocos Sur NPA attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

NPA rebels attack pineapple plantation in Bukidnon

NPA rebels attack pineapple plantation in Bukidnon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2017

NPA rebels attack Del Monte plantation in Bukidnon

NPA rebels attack Del Monte plantation in Bukidnon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2017

Suspected rebels kill farmer in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/09 October) – Suspected New People’s Army rebels killed a farmer in Magpet, North Cotabato whom they tagged as an informant of the 39th IB, police said. The police station of Magpet, North Cotabato identified the victim as Bebs Nero Quino, 32. Quino was inside a cockpit in Barangay Balite when three unidentified men who identified themselves as [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 9th, 2017

Santiago drops 28 as NU clinches first Finals berth

National University claimed the first championship berth but not after surviving a tough challenge from Arellano University, 25-17, 26-28, 17-25, 25-13, 20-18, to complete a sweep of the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference best-of-three semifinals series on Saturday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Jaja Santiago led the Lady Bulldogs with 28 points coming off 21 kills and seven kill blocks while setter Jasmine Nabor registered 12 points on top of her 47 excellent sets. Risa Sato and Roselyn Doria scored nine markers each while Jorelle Singh and Princess Robles chipped in eight apiece for NU   Down 14-10 in the fifth set, the Lady Bulldogs mounted a dramatic comeback saving six match points before taking the last two points off a Nabor off the block kill and capped by an attack error Lady Chiefs skipper Jovielyn Prado. “Nu’ng 14-10 sabi ko sa kanila whatever the result, itaas natin ang energy natin, doon tayo madya-judge eh, sa effort natin,” said NU coach Babes Castillo, whose squad swept the Lady Chiefs in the series opener last Wednesday. “So kumalma naman sila connecting together right away na parang, ‘oo nga pala ito ang role ko’. So I like how they responded.” NU will await its best-of-three Finals opponent on Monday when Far Eastern University and Adamson University dispute the last championship seat. The Finals will start on Wednesday. Prado hammered a down the line hit to put the reigning NCAA champion Arellano at match point, 14-10, before NU countered with five straight points to take the helm, 15-14. The two squads went neck and neck in the next couple of plays. The Lady Chiefs took their last lead 18-17 off a kill block of Andrea Marzan on Aiko Urdas. Sato equalized on a quick kill before the Lady Bulldogs sealed the two-hour, 10 minute duel.         Prado got 20 points, 18 coming off atacks, Regine Arocha and Marzan added 17 and 11 markers, respectively, for Arellano.   The Lady Chiefs will take on the loser between Adamson and FEU in the best-of-three battle for third.    --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 7th, 2017

Also-ran Perpetual pulls off shocker on defending champ Malayan

strong>STANDINGS /strong> br /> Malayan 12-3 br /> CSB-LSGH 11-5 br /> San Beda 10-5 br /> Letran 9-6 br /> San Sebastian 8-6 br /> Arellano 7-8 br /> LPU 7-8 br /> JRU 5-10 br /> Perpetual 5-10 br /> EAC 1-14 Malayan High School of Science is well on top of the six-squad mixup below them in the NCAA 93 Juniors Basketball Tournament. Still, the defending champions cannot afford to lose some separation. That’s just what happened on Thursday at the Filoil Flying V Centre, however, as the Red Robins were at the wrong end of an upset by University of Perpetual Help, 64-69. Esvin Inliwan and Errol Bongay combined for 13 points in the decisive final frame all while standing at the forefront of a defense that suffocated their opponents in the same timeframe. Inliwan and Bongay wound up with 17 and 16 points, respectively, while Jielo Razon contributed 14 points, nine rebounds, three assists, and three steals in inarguably their biggest win of the season. The upset improves the Junior Altas’ standing to 5-10, but doesn’t do much in the playoff hunt as they have long been eliminated. Still, they played their part to perfection, ruining the win run of Malayan which now falls to 12-3. Clint Escamis was the lone bright spot for them with 22 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Without the injured Will Gozum, however, they had a hard time stopping the attack fronted by physical players like Inliwan and Bongay. They remain at the top spot, but have 11-5 College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills and 10-5 San Beda High School creeping up behind them. BOX SCORES SECOND GAME PERPETUAL 69 – Inliwan 17, Bongay 16, Razon 14, Rocero 4, Gallano 4, Umali 4, Cuevas 3, Siegue 3, De Leon 2, Maneze 2, Duka 0, Sta. Teresa 0 MALAYAN 64 – Escamis 22, Bonifacio 10, Garcia 10, Lacap 7, Enriquez 7, Dennison 3, Sarias 3, Sapinit 2, Jabel 0, Socias 0, Ramos 0 QUARTER SCORES: 13-10, 29-32, 46-48, 69-64 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 5th, 2017

Troops kill 6 more Maute rebels in Marawi battle area - GMA News

Troops kill 6 more Maute rebels in Marawi battle area - GMA News.....»»

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2 foreigners hurt in NPA attack

BACOLOD CITY  , Philippines  —  Two foreigners and their Filipino driver were wounded when New People’s Army (NPA) rebels clashed with policemen in Cauayan,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2017