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Zamboanga del Sur town councilor escapes ambush

Galvez said the victim was driving his service vehicle from Poblacion in Dimataling town on the way to a rice mill he owns when unidentified gunmen shot at him near Barangay Cobidog......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 7th, 2018

Town councilor survives ambush in Zamboanga del Sur

PAGADIAN CITY --- Councilor Evrin Dres of Dimataling town in Zamboanga del Sur survived an ambush there on Sunday. The 37-year-old Dres was driving his pickup truck to his ricemill in Barangay Kagawasan when ambushed in Barangay Codilog, according to PO1 Iresidel Osayan, a Dimataling police investigator. Dres escaped harm by driving as fast as he could. According to Osayan, Dres had identified some of the suspects, who were being pursued. But Osayan did not name any of them. According to him, Dres's family has a long-running political feud with another family. /atm...Keep on reading: Town councilor survives ambush in Zamboanga del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Zamboanga del Sur town councilor slain in gun attack

Unidentified motorcycle-riding men gunned down a municipal councilor in Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Riding-in-tandem gunmen kill Zamboanga del Sur town councilor

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Motorcycle-riding men on Tuesday, December 4, gunned down a town councilor in Zamboanga del Sur, police said. In a spot report, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) identified the victim as Councilor Romeo Mainar Sr of Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur. PRO-9 said Mainar was shot dead ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Former Isabela town councilor dies in ambush, 3 others hurt

      CORDON, Isabela—A former town councilor was killed while his three companions were hurt in an ambush on Friday afternoon in barangay (village) Turod Norte, here, police said. Investigators said the shooting happened around 4:15 p.m. when armed men on board an SUV fired at the vehicle of Jose Bugbog, killing him and… link: Former Isabela town councilor dies in ambush, 3 others hurt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Reelectionist town official survives slay try in Zamboanga del Sur

PAGADIAN CITY --- A Sangguniang Bayan (SB) member in Mahayag town, Zamboanga del Sur survived an ambush try Thursday afternoon, the first day of filing of the certificates of candidacy at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office. Mahayag police chief Sr. Insp. Harold Bruno said SB member Teomila Nobleza, a re-electionist under the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), was driving her car when an unidentified gunman wearing a helmet, shot her as she got past the Barangay Lower Salug Daku Cemetery. Nobleza told the Inquirer she was driving at a slow pace because of the slow traffic ahead when she was attacked. She said that after the first gunfire, she tried to...Keep on reading: Reelectionist town official survives slay try in Zamboanga del Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Town, village officials in Mindanao gunned down

The killing of government officials has shifted to Mindanao after a municipal councilor of Kapatagan, Lanao del Sur and a barangay (village) councilman in Zamboanga City were shot dead, while three.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Communist rebels ambush military truck in North Cotabato

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Communist insurgents ambushed a military truck transporting soldiers, sparking a firefight in North Cotabato’s Magpet town in southern Philippines, officials said on Wednesday. The soldiers were heading to downtown Magpet when New People’s Army (NPA) rebels detonated a roadside bomb and strafed the truck. Troops engaged the ambushers in a fierce gun battle [...] The post Communist rebels ambush military truck in North Cotabato appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Politics eyed in Zambo Sur ambush in which a town worker was killed

PAGADIAN CITY -- Police authorities in Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur on Tuesday said they were pursuing gunmen in Sunday's ambush on the group of an aspirant for the upcoming village polls. SPO1 Samson Eniola, Sominot police investigator, said they believed the motive of the ambush on the group of Santiago Castillo Mioza was politics. Killed in the 5:10 p.m. ambush in Purok 3 in Barangay Barubuhan in Sominot was Rolando Labad, an employee of the Sominot town government. Wounded was Carlito Murcia. Mioza, 58, and another companion, Enrico Estrada were unscathed. Mioza, who recently declared his intention to run in the Barubuhan village polls, and his companions were on his way...Keep on reading: Politics eyed in Zambo Sur ambush in which a town worker was killed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Village leader yields after killing village councilman

  PAGADIAN CITY--A purok leader surrendered to authorities in Guipos town, Zamboanga del Sur province after shooting to death a village councilman on Tuesday evening, the police said Wednesday. Chief Inspector Simplicio Pasaol Jr., Guipos police chief, said Jerson Reyes, 33, also turned over an improvised 12-gauge shotgun, which he reportedly used in killing Mario Bustamante, a village councilor of Barangay Sikatuna in Guipos around 9 p.m. Pasaol said Bustamante was passing by Reyes' house in Barangay Sikatuna when shot. He died from multiple pellet wounds. The motive, he said, was personal grudge but did not elaborate. In Tabina town, Barangay Tanod Alfredo Caete Bag...Keep on reading: Village leader yields after killing village councilman.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

San Fernando, Cebu councilor killed in ambush

CEBU CITY - A councilor of a southern town in Cebu was killed in an ambush about5 p.m.on Wednesday. The police identified the victim as Alexander Alicaway, a municipal councilor of San Fernando, about 70 km south of here. According to Senior Inspector Adrian Nalua, chief of San Fernando Police Station, the incident happened at the back gate of a public market in San Fernand around5 p.m. Nalua said two men onboard a motorcycle shot Alicaway. Alicaway was rushed to the nearest hospital but failed to make it....Keep on reading: San Fernando, Cebu councilor killed in ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Cebu City barangay chief killed in ambush

CEBU CITY – Motorcyle-riding gunmen shot dead a Cebu City barangay chief Thursday night, November 23.  The gunmen opened fire at the vehicle of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo "Imok" Rupinta in Sitio Simborio, Barangay Tayud, Liloan town, north of Cebu, according to  Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera. Rupinta, who was driving the car, was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated 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

Abu Sayyaf releases kidnapped politician

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Terrorists from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) freed a kidnapped municipal official in southern Philippines after holding him captive for 35 days, the military said on Friday. Ezeddin Tan, a councilor in Jolo, Sulu was released on November 1 near the village of Buru in Talipao town, it added. Buru is a known… link: Abu Sayyaf releases kidnapped politician.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2017

Maguindanao councilor hurt in gun attack

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – Gunmen on motorcycle wounded in an ambush Monday a municipal councilor in Datu Abdullah Sangki town in Maguindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2017

Zamboanga town mayor survives ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The mayor of a town in Zamboanga del Sur was unhurt in an ambush in Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Zamboanga town mayor survives highway ambush

Zamboanga town mayor survives highway ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Zamboanga town mayor cheats death after ambush

Zamboanga town mayor cheats death after ambush.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Cop slain in Zamboanga ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A police officer died while another was wounded in an ambush in Sirawai town in Zamboanga del Norte on Friday. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2016

Alderman, wife survive slay try

The police are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the motive behind the ambush of a councilor and his wife last Friday afternoon in Bacolod City. A massive manhunt was also launched against the three suspects who immediately fled on board their vehicle after the attack. Probers said the victims, Councilor Ricardo “Cano” Tan and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

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, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018