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Bihon downs 128 in S. Cotabato upland village

CITY – At least 128 persons were rushed to the Lake Sebu Emergency Hospital in
Lake Sebu, South Cotabato yesterday after eating what local officials believed
was spoiled noodles at a religious gathering.

Lake Sebu
Mayor Antonio Fungan the victims were all residents Barangay Takunel who celebrated the foundation anniversary of a local sect known as Salvaton Army. Fungan said
the victims almost simultaneously complained of stomach pain, vomited and loose
bowel movement.


3rd UPDATEand Tacurong Cargo truck vs. Multicaband 8 die, 8 injured

TACURONG CITY -- At least eight persons were killed, including a child, eight others were hurtin a highway accodentalong theTacurong City - Isulan, Sultan Kudarat highway Sunday afternoon, police said.A loaded passenger Multicab collided with a 10-wheeler truck loaded with palay shortly before 4 p.m., according to Senior Supt. Junny Beunacosa, Tacruong City police director told DXND-Radyo Bida in Kidapawan City. It happened near EJC Montilla village, the victims were rushed to different hospitals here, there were those who died on the spot, Buenacosa said.


Updateand 4 die in Cotabato City shooting

COTABATO CITY -- Three village officials were killed and another was seriously wounded in yet another shooting incident in the city, this time atop Tanghal Bridge in Barangay Bagua Mother.A flash report over DXMS-AM Radyo Bida and Happy FM said theshooting happened at past 5 p.m. and the victims were village councilman and three village watchmen.Senior Supt.


Shooting season? 3 die in 4 shooting incidents overnight in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - Three persons were killed and another hospitalizedin four shooting incidents that occurred in Cotabato City overnight, police said.But Senior Supt. Rex Anongos, city police director, was quick to declarethese were isolated cases and triggered more by personal grudge.Three of these crimes occurred between 4 p.m to 5 a.m.Anongos, citing police blotter reports, saidKahar Bandola was allegedly shot a certain Akmad Bayaowhile he was walking along Salamat Street and SK Pendatun extension at 4 p.m.An empty shell for cal.


FLASHand Cops arrest 2 suspects in Koronadal's Agencia Brillantes 2014 robbery

KORONADAL CITY -- Police authorities here announced the arrest in Sultan Kudarat provinceof two more suspects in the daring Agencia Brillantes robbery with murderhere almost a year ago.Senior Supt. Nestor Salcedo, Koronadal City police director, told DXOM-AM Radyo Bida Koronadal , the two suspects were arrested in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat Thursday afternoon with the help of South CotabatoHighway Patrol Group and Isulan police office.


Solar energy lights Kidapawan IP village

KIDAPAWAN CITY -At least 50 houses built for the Manobo families here were lighted through the use of solar energy.On Wednesday, City Mayor Joseph Evangelista led the ceremonial switching on of solar led lights to Manobo homes at Barangay Balabag, a hinterland village located on Mount Apo, the country’s highest peak.Evangelista said the households’ solar lighting system was made possible through the seed money, a project of the International Urban Training Center (IUTC) in Gangwon Province of the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Habitat.The seed money given in July to the Kidapawan


Gunmen kill off-duty soldier in Maguindanao

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Unidentified gunmen riding in motorcycle gunned down a member of the Philippine Army while on his way to Datu Montawal, Maguindanao, Wednesday, the second attack on state forces in five days.Authorities are still sifting through two crime scenes to
identify the culprits in the seemingly related gun attacks in Maguindanao and North Cotabato.


Another inmate re-arrested by Maguindanao jail guards

COTABATO CITY - Another detainee who fled the Maguindanao provincial jail early today was rearrested Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.Jail Warden Macapagal Blao said Faizal Macarimbang was rearrested with the help of village officials of Barangay Poblacion 2, Cotabato City.Blao said Macarimbang was sighted in Barangay Poblacion 2 and the jail authorities coordinated with Barangay Chairperson Johair Madag.Madag negotiated with the escapee who quietly surrendered to jail officials at past 2 p.m.Blao said manhunt is still on for the remaining escapee, Fahad Sangki (facing theft charges),


Koronadal anti-drug council arrests 2 men in illegal drug trade

KORONADAL CITY - Police and anti-narcotics agents here arrested two persons in separate raids in the city as the campaign against illegal drugs went full swing.The Koronadal City PNP and City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC), led by Chief Insp. Rey Egos and CADAC Action Officer Dr. Glorio Sandig, arrested Ferdie Somblingo, 29 during a raid alongDe Pedro Street, Barangay General Paulino Santos, Koronadal City.


5 inmates bolt Maguindanao jail, 3 recaptured

COTABATO CITY - At the height of heavy down pour Tuesday night until Wednesday morning, five inmates of the Maguindanao provincial jail quietly bolted their cell and gained freedom.But three of them were re-arrested by responding elements of the Provincial Public Safety Battalion manning a checkpoint in Esteros, Cotabato City, according to Jail Warden Macapagal Blao.



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