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Fire destroys 24 homes in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Abot sa 104 na mga indibidwal ang apekatdo sa nangyaring sunog alas 8:30 ng umaga kanina sa Purok Chiko Mariano Cuenco Street, Barangay Poblacion, Kidapawan City.

Sinabi ni Kidapawan City disaster action officer Psalmer Bernalte na abot sa 24 na mga bahay naman ang tinupok ng apoy at apat dito ang partially damaged.

Kabilang sa mga nasunog ang tatlong mga motorisklo, isang inahing baboy, anim na mga biik at isang alagang aso.

Mabilis na kumalat ang apoy sa mga kalapit na bahay dahil malakas ang hangin at gawa sa light materials.

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Pinsan daw ng sikat na si KZ Tandingan, huli sa drug buy bust sa Matalam

MATALAM, North Cotabato  – Arestado ang 27-anyos na tulak droga na nagpakilalang pinsan umano ni KZ Tandingan matapos na kumagat sa bitag ng pulisya ng kanilang ilatag ang buy-bust operation sa suspek sa roundball sa Poblacion, Matalam, North Cotabato kaninang tanghali.

Kinilala ang naaresto na si Eric Tandingan Tocmo, binata, isang game fowl breeder na residente ng Road, Purok Bangus Brgy. Dawis, Digos City.

Nadakip ang suspek sa pangunguna ni Police Major Brian Placer, hepe ng Matalam PNP alas-12:40 ng tanghali kanina.

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Man in a parked Mitsubishi Montero shot dead in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato - Agad na isinugod sa isang pribadong hospital ang isang lalaking estudyante matapos barilin alas 7 kagabi sa harap ng Golden State College sa Alunan Avenue nitong syudad.

Kinilala ang biktima sa pamamagitan lang ng kanyang first name na si Jamael at residente ng San Antonio Village, Koronadal City.

Ayon kay Koronadal City police director Lt. Colonel Rey Egos ang biktima ay binawian din ng buhay sa ospital dahil sa tama sa ulo.

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PDEA torches P15-M worth of shabu, drugs

 

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao  – Anti-narcotics agents on Friday torched some P15 million worth of assorted illegal drugs, marijuana and methamphetamine hydrochloride inside a private facility here.

Director Juvenal Azurin of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-BARMM) said the items that were destroyed were recovered during various PDEA and police anti-drug operations in the region since 2014.

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UCCP pastor shot dead in Antipas, North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Dead on the spot ang isang pastor matapos na pagbabarilin ng di pa kilalang mga suspek sa Purok 5, Barangay Magsaysay, Antipas North Cotabato alas 7:15 kanina.

Kinilala ang nasawi na si Ernesto Javier Estrella, 51 years old, may asawa, Pastor ng UCCP Antipas at residente ng Purok 6, Barangay Malatab ng bayan.

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Cops arrest lady teacher for alleged child abuse

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – Police arrested in Mlang, North Cotabato a lady public school teacher wanted by law for violating Republic Act 7610 or an act against child abuse and exploitation.

Citing report from Mlang Municipal Police Office, Colonel Maximo Layugan, North Cotabato police provincial director, identified the teacher as Gerlie Lumbay Villagonzalo, 38, a resident of Purok 1, Barnagay Calunasan, Mlang, North Cotabato.

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Kidapawan fire triggers shut down of Telco internet services

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- The fire that hit a residential home along Quezon Boulevard here MOnday night triggered about 20 hour service interruption of interner services in parts of North Cotabato, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao and parts of Sultan Kudarat, the Philippine Long Distasnce Telephpne (PLDT) announced today. 

The PLDT said these areas experienced degradation or loss of internet, data, voice, and SMS services "after a fire in Kidapawan City caused a break in our fiber optic transmission cables serving the said areas."

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Fire hits Kidapawan City home

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A fire of still unknown origin razed to the ground an ancestral home along Quezon Boulevarad here, particularly near Nuangan River Monday night.

The Cotabato Electric Cooperative (Cotelco) had to shut down Feeder 44 that cuts power mostly in the city center to prevent the 7 p.m. fire from spreading.

Arson investigation continues.

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Catamco wants all drug rings in North Cotabato neutralized

NORTH COTABATO --- The provincial government on Monday urged authorities to stop the narcotics trade in North Cotabato that topped in arrests of traffickers from among Region 12 provinces in recent months.

No fewer than 10 of the shabu dealers arrested in the past two years in North Cotabato, covering 17 towns and more than 40 barangays in its capital, Kidapawan City, have links with the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and reportedly even shared earnings to the group.

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PRO-BARMM chief inaugurates playground for pupils  inside camp

COTABATO CITY  – The Police Regional Office in in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-BARMM) strongly believed education is the best instrument for human and community development.

It is the only police regional office that operates and maintains a kindergarten school inside its camp.

On Sunday, Police Brig. Gen. Marni Marcos Jr, police director for PRO-BARMM, led the blessing and inauguration of newly constructed PRO-BARMM kindergarten playground.

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