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More vaccines for Soccsksargen arrive at Awang airport

COTABATO CITY - More vaccines for the residents of Soccsksargen region have arrived at Awang Airport Friday, the Dept of Health 12 announced.

In its post, the Philippine Iformation Agency said DOH-Center for Health and Development received Friday morning a total of 55,600 vials of Sinovac vaccine for the remaining individuals under A1 to A3 priority groups, particularly focusing on DOH's Tutok A2 initiative.

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Physician slain in Pikit gun attack

KIDAPAWAN CITY  – Unidentified gunmen riding tandem on a motorbike shot dead a physician in Pikit, North Cotabato.

The victim was jogging near Pikit Central Elementary School at past 5:45 a.m., when attacked by motorcycle riding gunmen, Police Major Mautin Pangandigan.

Major Pangandigan, Pikit municipal police office chief, said Dr. Robert Cadulong, owner of Cadulong Medical Hospital in Poblacion Pikit, succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds and was declared dead on arrival at the hospital he owned.

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Tacurong vendors protest ‘talipapa’ proliferation

TACURONG CITY – More or less 200 market vendors staged a two-day silent protest to compel the city government to regulate the rising number of “talipapa” (makeshift wet markets) across the city.

Allan Freno, Tacurong City information office, said the protest ended Wednesday night after the city government vowed to address the issue by finding a win-win solution.

The protesting vendors claimed that only a handful of people have been going to the central market because of the presence of many “talipapa” around the city.

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Scrap metal buyers shot dead in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY - Patay matapos pagbabarilin ng naka motorsiklong suspek ang mag-amang ito sa Crossing Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao pasado ala una kaninang hapon.

Ayon sa mga nakasaksi, sakay ang mga biktima sa kanilang minamanehong motor na ginagamit sa pagbebenta ng bote bakal nang bigla na lamang silang pagbabarilin.

Kinilala ni Sultan Kudarat PNP Chief Lt. Col Julhamin Asdani ang mga nasawi na sina Gilbert Hipolan, 50 taong gulang at Cynthia Blazo, 23 years old, pawang taga Pigcawayan, North Cotabato.

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Minor nabbed for transport of firearms, rifle parts

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao - Soldiers foiled an attempt by a minor to deliver two assault rifles and firearm spare parts somewhere in Shariff Saidona Mustapha, Maguindanao, a known bastion of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).

Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said Thursday the 13-year-old boy operating the hand tractor rigged with a trailer carrying the cache was immediately turned over to the police.

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6 detainees escape from Malabang police detention facility

LANAO DEL SUR --- Six notorious law offenders clamped down in the detention facility of the Malabang municipal police station escaped before dawn Wednesday.

Residents of Malabang town in the second district of Lanao del Sur have urged the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region to mobilize teams that can help the local police trace the six men.

Malabang Mayor Tomas Macapodi, chairperson of the multi-sector municipal peace and order council, or MPOC, said barangay officials from across the municipality are now helping locate the escapees.

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Cotabato Light announces power service interruption for July 21

COTABATO CITY - Please be guided of our emergency interruption tomorrow, July 21, 2021 from 8:00 AM - 10: AM, affecting customers at Purok Maunawain, Pascual Compound. This is to facilitate the primary line maintenance in the area.

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Overloaded? or over speeding? Cargo truck tilts on its side in Koronadal City

10-wheeler truck bumaliktad sa national highway, Barangay Saravia, Koronadal City.

Sinabi ni Punong Barangay Gregorio Presga na nakita nito ang aksidente.

Mabilis umano ang takbo ng nasabing truck nang mag-overtake sa isang sasakyan.

Ang truck ay may plakang CAK 1905 na may ruta papuntang Banga, South Cotabato.

May karga umano ang nasabing sasakyan na animal feeds.

Nasugatan naman ang driver at helper nito.

Inaalam pa ng traffic unit kung ito ba ay "pilot error" o "human error" or mechanical problem.

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PNP chief: BARMM cops more disciplined now

COTABATO CITY  –Police Director General Guillermo Eleazar today assured leaders of the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao that the police organization in the country is more discipline now than before.

Eleazar told Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo, interior minister of the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), that the police in the Bangsamoro region are now well organized, well disciplined and more ready to serve and protect the Bangsamoro.

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Koronadal employee, kulong matapos manlaban sa mga police

KORONADAL CITY – Kinasuhan na ng pulisiya ang isang empleyado ng Koronadal City government matapos itong lumabag sa curfew hours at manakit ng isang isang pulis.

Ayon kay Koronadal City PNP deputy chief Maj. Rommel Hitalia, dinala sa Koronadal PNP si Cyran Paul Gamboa, 26 anyos at empleyado ng City Assessors Office, dahil sa paglabag sa curfew hours pasado alas 12 ng madaling-araw.

Kapansin-pansin aniya na medyo lasing si Gamboa lalo na't mula ito sa inuman.

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