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Volunteers, gov't forces clean Jolo cathedral

JOLO - Government forces, civilian volunteers and Church workers helped clean up the debris inside and outside the Our Lady of Mount Carmel cathedral on Friday in an effort to bring back life of the injured Church. The clean-up was jointly conducted by soldiers, police, fire officers, volunteers, church workers, including non-Christian volunteers after authorities concluded the physical investigation of the deadliest attack on the place of worship.Moro women also joined the clean-up.Below are the images taken by Bobby Diana.

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Authorities guarding central Mindanao folk from terror plots

COTABATO CITY --- Officials on Friday urged for sobriety among the local Muslim, Christian and Lumad communities amid malicious text messages warning of terror attacks circulating around. The text messages started spreading in many parts of Mindanao after explosions ripped through a cathedral in Jolo town in Sulu and a mosque in Zamboanga City resulting in the deaths of worshipers.Major Gen.

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2 slain, 3 hurt in Zamboanga Mosque grenade attack

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Two Islamic preachers were killed while three other religious leaders were injured when two men on motorbike lobbed a grenade inside the Mosque in Talon-Talon, this city at past 12 a.m. today, police said.The Zamboanga City police office identified the fatalities asSattal M. Bato, 47, and Rex Z. Habil, 46. Both died on the spot.Zambo City police spokesperson Chief Inspector Shellamae Chang said the 12:25 a.m.

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Cotabato Light announces power interruption for Jan. 29

Whatand Notice of Electric Scheduled Power Interruption Whenand January 29, 2019 (Tuesday) 8and00 AM - 12:00 NN Durationand 4 hours Details and To facilitate the primary pole removal which we cannot work on live (energized) line for the safety of our linemen. Areas Affectedand Corner Don E. Sero Street andamp 6 Street and some portions of Rosary Heights 4 and 5, Cotabato City.

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UPDATE 3and Death toll in Jolo church bombings only 20 dead, 81injured, PNP says

The Jolo PNP corrected itself and lowered an earlier death toll of 27 to 20. It said it was due to double counting.JOLO, Sulu - The death toll in the Jolo Cathedral bombings has reached 27 dead and 77 have been injured.Of the fatalities,seven were soldiers and 20 civilians who were inside the Church and those outside and across the street during the secondary explosion.The first blast occurred inside Our Lady of Mt. Carmel cathedral while a mass was going on at 8:28 a.m. The second bomb exploded at the carpark about 8:44 a.m.

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UPDATEand 8 killed, 7 wounded in Jolo cathedral explosions

COTABATO CITY -- Five soldiers and three civilians were killed when two power bombs exploded outside the Jolo cathedral at 8:28 this morning.Jolo Vicariate Administrator Fr. Romeo Saniel, OMI, president of Notre Dame of Jolo College (NDJC) told ndbcnews.com.ph the five soldiers belonged to 35th Infantry Battalion.Six other soldiers from 35th IB and a civilian were also injured in the blast at the cathedral main gate.Reports said the first improvised bomb exploded inside the Church.

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When a dump truck loses brakes downhill, this is the result ...

KORONADAL CITY - More than a dozen persons were rushed to the South Cotabato provincial hospital after a 14-vehicle smash up here Wednesday night.Police said no one was killed in the 5 p.m. smash up of vehicles.A dashcam posted on Radyo Bida Koronadal FB page showed an Orange-colored dump truck traveling downhill from Barangay Paraiso to Alunan Avenue loses its brakes, hitting another cargo truck in front and the domino effect.Photos below taken by Radyo Bida Koronadal and Amiel Cagayan and Steve Rodriguez of South Cotabato provincial government show the extent of damages to vehicles.

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Images of Cotabato City plebiscite on BOL

COTABATO CITY -- Photos below show yesterday's plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law in Cotabato City.Members of Plebiscite Committee (Plebcom) photos by the Mindanao Cross.

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The word of God is living , effective

Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 HEB 4:12-16 The word of God is living and effective,sharper than any two-edged sword,penetrating even between soul and spirit,joints and marrow,and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart.No creature is concealed from him,but everything is naked and exposed to the eyes of himto whom we must render an account.Since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens,Jesus, the Son of God,let us hold fast to our confession.For we do not have a high priestwho is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses,but one who

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Water district announces water service interruption for Jan. 16

COTABATO CITY -- The Metro Cotabato Water District (MCWD) announces water interruption from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

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