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Cop hurt, 3 suspects arrested in Maguindanao illegal drug buy bust operation

COTABATO CITY – A police officer was slightly injured while three suspected illegal
drug pushers were arrested in a police anti-illegal drug operation in Datu Anggal
Midtimbang town in Maguindanao Sunday, police said.

Senior Supt.
Nickson Muksan, Maguindanao police provincial director, said elements of the
Provincial Anti-Illegal Drug Task Force backed by the Army’s 2nd
Mechanized Infantry Battalion, raided a remote village in Datu
Anggal Midtimbang town to arrest a suspected illegal drug supplier.


Indigent senior citizens in Tacurong receive social pension

TACURONG CITY - Makabulig ining kwarta para sa mga
garastuson ko sa akon panimalay.”

This were the words ofMrs. Concepcion dela Cruz, a frail
80 year old widow, resident of Baranggay New Lagao, Tacurong City, during the release of her social pension on November 6, 2015 at the Tacurong City Hall. She, along
with other beneficiaries, made a beeline to the city hall early in the morning to receive their stipend from the government worth
P3,000for the 2nd and 3rd quarters of the year.


Phivolcs records 7 quakes in Mindanao one in Luzon

COTABATO CITY -- The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), in its bulletin, on Sunday said it recorded seven earthquakes in Mindanao and one in Luzon in the past 30 hours or since dawn Saturday.The latest strong tremor was of magnitude 5.7, tectonic in origin and traced 58 kilometers west of Bolinao, Pangasinan, the Phivolcs here said in its bulletin.It happened at 3:40 a.m.


Series of earthquakes hit Davao Occ, North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY - A magnitude 5.2 earthquake today hit Davao Occidental, the second in the area in an hour, the fifth in Mindanao on Saturday,the
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in its

The quake, traced 34 kilometers east of Saranggani town in Davao
Occidental, was tectonic in origin and occurred at 8:29 p.m.

It has a depth of focus of 126 kilometers.

No casualty or damage to property was reported. Intensity I was
felt in Gen. Santos City and Saranggani provincial capitol in Alabel town.


(UPDATE) 1 dead, 14 injured in 3-vehicle smash-up in South Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY - A man was killed while 14 others were hurt in three vehicle collision inCrossing Cabudian,Banga, SouthCotabato Friday,with a dump truck's driver's cabin thrown off, police and witnesses said.The incident happened in accident prone highway in Barangay Liwanay, Banga, South Cotabato. It was the worst highway accident i have seen, a police traffic investigator said at the accident scene.Involved in the three vehicle smash up were a dump truck (MWB-184), a top-down tricycle (8395-MA) and a Toyota hiluxvehicle (EBM-723).


Fire hits Cotabato City, 2nd fire in 3 days

COTABATO CITY - A fire of still unknown origin destroyed several business establishments at the ground floor of Hadja Noria K. Dumama building along supermarket site Cotabato City this morning.Fire Senior Insp.


1 hurt as bullet proof van figured in a highway mishap in Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY - An armored van driver was injured when the bullet proof money courier he was driving figured in a highway mishap in Barangay Paraiso, this city Wednesday morning.Wounded wasVirgilio Dansel Jr, resident of Barangay Gen. Paulino Santos,Koronadal City.Traffic investigators quoted Dansel as saying that he was driving the armored van to Surallah from Koronadal City at past 9 a.m.


Kidapawan City LGU destroys open pipe mufflers

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Hundreds of modified motorcycle mufflers were destroyed by the Kidapawan City government as it intensify campaign against noise polllution and illegal mufflers.A road roller flattened the confiscated mufflers in a ceremony in front of the Kidapawan City hall Tuesday witnessed by Mayor Joseph Evangelista and other officials.Rey Manar, head of Kidapawan City traffic unit, the assorted mufflerswere seized during months of traffic law enforcement in the city.Locally known as Bora-bora (open pipe mufflers)the mufflers were improvised to create noise while the motorbike is run


Fire destroys 3 houses in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - At least three houses were razed to the ground in a fire that hit Rosales Street,Barangay Rosary Heights 6, Cotabato City Monday afternoon.Cotabato City Bureau of Fire Protection spokesperson Fire Inspector James Rah told DXMS Radyo Bida that the fire struck at about 4:30 p.m. in one of the houses made of light materials and quickly spread to adjacent homes.Rah said fire fighters arrived on time and put off the fire minutes later with the help of local residents.He said arson investigators are still determining what triggered the fire and thecost of damages.


Cotabato Light rations power

Power consumers inCotabato City, Datu Odin Sinsuat and Sultan Kudarat
towns in Maguindanao are now experiencing rotationalpower interruption of 2 to 3 hours
due to limited power supply from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) andstate-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM), the Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato
Light) announcedtoday.



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