Saturday Dec, 07 2019 11:32:45 AM

Tacurong-based broadcaster shot October 30 is gone 

Breaking News • 18:30 PM Sun Dec 1, 2019
John M. Unson

TACURONG CITY --- The broadcaster who sustained multiple gunshot wounds in an attack here in late October died in a hospital in Davao City.

Benjie Caballero of Radyo ni Juan FM station here passed away at past 3:00 a.m. Sunday while being treated in a hospital in Davao City.

Two of the four bullet wounds that hit him when he was attacked with a .45 caliber pistol by a still unidentified man on October 30 while on his way to work pierced through his lungs.

He was first confined at the St. Louis Hospital here and was transferred later to a more advanced medical facility in Davao City where he eventually succumbed to injuries.

Print and broadcast journalists in Central Mindanao are mourning his demise due to a gruesome atrocity that they condemned early on.

Caballero was immediately buried by relatives in Mlang town in North Cotabato in keeping with Islamic tradition of burying the dead within 24 hours from the time of death.

8th fire hits Kabacan, North Cotabato in 6 days

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – A fire of still unknown origin razed to the ground four business establishments and a boarding house in Kabacan, North...

Livelihood training in poorest Mindanao provinces slated in 2020

DAVAO CITY -- A team of agriculture experts will conduct a lecture series on livelihood projects targeting Mindanao's poorest provinces,...

New 602nd Brigade chief vows intensified drive vs. terrorists

CAMP LUCERO, North Cotabato – A seasoned military officer from the office of Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has...

In Maguindanao, Sen. Bong Go opens 53rd Malasakit Center

DATU HOFER, Maguindanao (Dec. 6) – Another “Malasakit Center” has been added to a pro-poor health program that aims to prove the...

Soldiers seize another Dawlah Islamiya arms cache

MAGUINDANAO --- Soldiers seized Thursday assault rifles, an anti-tank rocket and explosives scattered in an abandoned Dawlah Islamiya lair...