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NPA fighter yields to NoCot gov

COTABATO CITY  -  North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco on Thursday afternoon accepted the surrender of a 54-year-old communist rebel who decided to be with his family this Christmas.

Catamco welcomed Paquito Mamites during simple surrender rites at Barangay Don Panaca, Magpet, North Cotabato.

Colonel Gabriel Viray, the Army’s 901st Infantry Brigade commander, who accompanied Catamco in the surrender site, said Mamites is a member of the New People's Army and he has been traced as former resident of Barangay Balite, also in Magpet.


Man with hand gun caught at Talayan checkpoint

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – A man in possession of a loaded gun was caught by the Army’s 90th Infantry Battalion at a checkpoint on Monday, November 18, 2019, in Barangay Kiladap, Talitay, Maguindanao.

The suspect, identified as Zaidbunan Esmael, a resident of Barangay Tambunan of Talayan town, was caught with a calibre .45 pistol with 2 magazines and 16 rounds of ammunition.

Esmael was riding a black Honda HRM motorcycle when he was caught at the military checkpoint.


Army shells Dawlah Islamiya lairs in Maguindanao

MAGUINDANAO ---- Three more members of the Dawlah Islamiya terror group were reported killed as the Army bombarded with artillery its remaining hideouts in Shariff Saidona Mustapha on Thursday.

Local officials and barangay leaders said the offensive, the second since last week, forced Dawlah Islamiya gunmen to scamper further into the Liguasan Delta carrying four wounded companions, two of them nephews of the wanted terrorist Abu Toraife.


P6.8 million worth of shabu seized in latest PDEA-BARMM bust

MAGUINDANAO --- Government agents seized P6.8 million worth of shabu from two drug dealers arrested in an entrapment operation Thursday in Shariff Aguak town.

Samrod Mamasainged Damada and Norodin Datala were frisked and cuffed while about to sell their illegal merchandise to non-uniformed agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.


Region 12 cops arrest most wanted man, seize 14 high powered guns in Sarangani

GEN. SANTOS CITY Police Regional Office 12 (PRO12) operatives in coordination with AFP counterpart arrested two (2) suspects including Malungon, Sarangani Province Top 1 Most Wanted along with the recovery of 14 assorted High-Powered Firearms in its simultaneous implementation of Search Warrants and Warrant of Arrests on October 25, 2019.


1 dead, 1 critical in 2 gun attacks in South Cotabato town

KORONADAL CITY - Police are now investigating two separate shooting incidents that transpired in Polomolok town in South Cotabato on Wednesday that left one dead and another in critical condition.

In a report, Lt. Col. Marvin Duadua, Polomolok police chief, said the first shooting occurred at 10 a.m. along the national highway between Barangay Rubber and Barangay Poblacion, Polomolok.

The unidentified victim was driving black Honda Wave motorbike heading toward Polomolok. Two men riding on separate motorbike drove near him and shot him.


Explosion rip through premises of church in Datu Piang

MAGUINDANAO --- A grenade blast rocked late Monday the vicinity of a Catholic church in Datu Piang town that a militant bloc that residents hate for acts of terror had threatened to destroy.  

No one was hurt in the explosion that ripped through the premises of the St. Therese church in the town proper of Datu Piang, Maguindanao at past 7:00 p.m. Monday but the incident triggered panic among villagers.


Village councilman, 2 others slain in NoCot gun attack

PIKIT, North Cotabato – An incumbent village councilor and two others were killed when unidentified gunmen sprayed them with bullets while in a roadside drinking session in Barangay Takepan here Saturday night.

Police Capt. Mautin Pangandigan, Pikit town police chief, said in a radio interview that the victims were having drinking session in Sitio Vilo, Barangay Takepan, Pikit, North Cotabato when the gunman opened fire at 6:45 p.m.


2 patay sa pamamaril sa Koronadal City

KORONADAL CITY - Patay ang isang lalaki at isang babae matapos na sila ay pagbabarilin habang sakay ng pampasaherong tricycle sa kahabaan ng GenSan Drive, Koronadal City kaninang tanghali.

Kinilala ng Koronadal City PNP ang mga nasawi na sina Manny Alvarez Diaz, 53 taong gulang at taga Dasmarinas, Cavite at Violebeth Giamalon.

Sa report ng PNP, nasawi on the spot si Diaz habang idineklara namang dead on arrival sa hospital si Guiamalon.


5 killed in latest central Mindanao gun attacks

SULTAN KUDARAT --- Five people, among them a barangay official, got killed in gun attacks in Central Mindanao in two days amid a government campaign against unauthorized carrying of firearms.

A woman also sustained a bullet wound when armed guests to a wedding in a remote barangay in Midsayap town in North Cotabato fired guns overhead in a revelry that scared villagers in farming enclaves nearby.



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