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Midsayap cops arrest 2 men, seize shabu, guns

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato- Police here arrested two men engaged in illegal drug trade during a raid in Barangay Poblacion 3 Tuesday dawn.Supt.

South Cotabato veterinary office warns vs. heat stroke on livestocks

KORONADAL CITY - Like humans, animals also suffer the agonizing heat during the prolonged drought that hit Mindanao, the South Cotabato provincial veterinary office today said.Easily affected by heat stroke due to the dry spell are hogs and cows, according to Flora Bigot, acting chief ofprovincial veterinary office. She advised hog traders to transport the animals at dawn or before sunrise to save the animal from heat stroke. Two hog farms are producing 12,000 metric tons of meat in 2014.

PNP-ARMM chaplain blesses new motorbikes for ARMM cops

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao - Chief Supt. Ronald R. Estilles, regional director of the police in the Autonomous Regional in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Chief Inspector Gilbert C. Ilagan, PNP-ARMM chaplainon Monday led the blessing ceremonies of 18motorcycles for policemen in the region.Accompanying Chief Supt.Estilles and Chief Inspector Ilaganwere the directorial staff of PNP-ARMM.The blessing of motorcycles was done done after the traditional flag raising ceremonies inside Camp Gen. SK Pendatun in Parang, Maguindanao.

Datu Paglas fire leaves 100 families homeless

DATU PAGLAS, Maguindanao--- A raging night fire has brought at least 100 families homeless in Poblacion Datu Paglas on Friday night.

ASG death toll in Patikul encounter rises to 9

MANILA (PNA) -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday announced that the number of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits killed in a fierce engagement in Patikul town, Sulu climbed to nine from 6 reported Thursday.The number of wounded brigands also soared to 14 or four higher than the 10 reported April 9.AFP public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc said such information was based on the updated report by field units who conducted clearing operations in the encounter site.

South Cotabato cops on alert after foiled bus bombing in SK

KORONADAL CITY - Following the foiled bombing attempt at a bus in Tacurong City, police authorities here and in South Cotabato have placed all its units on heightened alert. We are on heightened alert, we seek the cooperation of the public, Supt.

(UPDATE) How Army, PNP foil YBL bombing attempt in Tacurong?

TACURONG CITY – A week before the discovery of a powerful improvised explosive device inside a Yellow Bus Line unit here, police and military operatives have received intelligence information about bombing plot by a lawless group, police and military officials said.Senior Supt.

South Cotabato employee in illegal drug trade falls

KORONADAL CITY - An employee of the South Cotabato provincial government is now languishing in jail after he was arrested during an illegal drug bust operation Tuesday, police said today.Chief Inspector John Erick Medel, police chief of Tantangan, South Cotabato, identified the suspect as Danilo Ramos Cabalse, resident of Barangay San Felipe, Tantangan. Cabalse, 48,is an employee of South Cotabato Agriculture Office. He was arrested following a buy bust operations conducted by the PNP in Barangay New Lambunao, Tantangan at past 7 p.m.

MNLF official calls for unity of Mindanao Moro leaders

COTABATO CITY (PNA) -– A leader of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) today urged Mindanao Moro leaders, particularly fellow MNLF to unite and support the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law.”We will reap nothing if we keep disunited,” Uttoh Salem Cutan, an MNLF leader from Southern Mindanao, said.He said the BBL is not for single group only but for all the sectors in Mindanao, including Christians and Indigenous Peoples. Let’s give peace a chance,” Cutan, also former Executive Director of the Southern Philippine Council for Peace and Development (SPCPD), appealed.

2 ASG terrorists killed in Sulu fighting on Maundy Thursday

MANILA (PNA) -– The war on terror continues without letup even on holidays as government forces killed two terrorists in a clash with an 80-member Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Patikul, Sulu at 4 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, a military report said.Troops from the 22nd Marine Company of the Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT) were alerted by civilians about the presence of heavily-armed ASG terrorists led by Hairulah Asbang in Sitio Poncho Kan Sahiron, Barangay Danag, Patikul, Sulu, the military said.The ASG terrorists were unaware that the military knew about their presence.

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