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Grenade found in So. Cotabato Army detachment

TAMPAKAN, South Cotabato -- A militiaman was only trying to clean the surrounding of a detachment of garbage and leaves. But he found something that surprised him - a live hand grenade - among the fallen tree leaves.Roderick Lawian, a member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) station in PurokIrrigation, Barangay Liberty, Tampakan, South Cotabato, was taken aback after he found the grenade at about 7 a.m.


Police official hints Cotabato blasts link to terrorism

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Authorities are looking at possibilities that the latest atrocities in North Cotabato were part of a terror plot out to sow fear and apprehension among the residents. Senior Superintendent Alex Tagum, provincial director of the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), said the three grenade throwing incidents in Kabacan town last week were part of a design dubbed as, Violence for Effect”, spearheaded by lawless elements and armed groups operating in the province.


Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 and//usccb.org/bible/daniel/12:1 DN 12:1-3 In those days, I Daniel,heard this word of the Lordand At that time there shall ariseMichael, the great prince,guardian of your peopleit shall be a time unsurpassed in distresssince nations began until that time.At that time your people shall escape,everyone who is found written in the book. Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awakesome shall live forever,others shall be an everlasting horror and disgrace.


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.



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