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Matanog mayor dies

COTABATO CITY - Mayor Mohammad Kit Guro of Matanog, Maguindanao has died, friends and acquiantance announced today through the social media. 

But the family is yet to issue officials statement on his demise.

The office of Maguindanao Rep. Esmael Toto Mangudadatu earlier released a statement about Mayor Guro's death. 



Security beef up after grenade attack in Maguindanao

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao – Police here have devised security plan to prevent rifle grenade attack like what happened Thursday night here that damaged a place of worship.

Colonel Jibin Bongcayao, Maguindanao police director, as raised the alert status of all police stations across the province following the incident.

Major Radzak Musa, Shariff Aguak municipal police chief, said improved security plan is already in place following a rifle grenade attack toward the municipal government compound in Barangay Poblacion.


Cotabato Light announces power interruption for Oct. 3, Sunday

COTABATO CITY - To facilitate restructuring of primary lines, the Cotabato Light announces a 3-hour power service intrruption in downtown Cotabato City. 


7 nabbed, firearms, grenades seized in Malabang

MALABANG, Lanao del Sur --- Authorities seized 10 firearms and explosives from armed men during law enforcement operations here Wednesday night.

The arms cache -- comprised of a .50 caliber Barrett sniper’s rifle, five M16 assault rifles, an M79 grenade launcher, two .45 caliber pistols, a .38 caliber revolver, a fragmentation grenade and five 40 millimeter grenade projectiles --- is now in the custody of the Malabang municipal police.


Sunog sa Koronadal, apat na bahay natupok

KORONADAL CITY - Nagpapatuloy ang imbestigasyon ng Bureau of Fire Protection Koronadal kaugnay sa nangyaring sunog na naganap sa Odi corner Morrow St, Prk. Silangan, Brgy. Zone 2 nitong lungsod alas pasado 2 kaninang hapon.

Batay sa inisyal na imbestigasyon, nagsimula umano ang sunog sa ikalawang palapag ng pamilya Villaruz kung saan apat na bahay ang nilamon ng apoy.

Apektado rin sa naturang sunog ang pamilya Cañete, Pama, at Duplito.

Ayon kay tatay Rudy Pama, bigla na lamang umanong sumiklab ang apoy nang papalabas na ito sa kaniyang bahay.


Maguindanao vice mayoral aspirant unhurt in ambush, escort dies, another hurt

DATU SAUDI AMPATUAN, Maguindnao  – An unarmed escort of a Maguindanao vice mayoral aspirant was killed, another was injured in a highway ambush here Wednesday noon.

Col. Jibin Bongcayao, Maguindanao police provincial director, said Sam Zailon Esmael of Datu Salibo, Maguindanao, who was sitting in the front passenger seat of a silver Toyota pick-up vehicle, escaped unhurt but one of his armed escorts was not as lucky.

The unidentified escort who was sitting outside, at the back, of the pick-up truck died on the spot. Another escort, also seated at the back, was injured.


Pushpin in Kidapawan boy’s stomach now out

KIDAPAWAN CITY – The 9-month old child who accidentally swallowed a pushpin Tuesday is now safe, his mother said Wednesday.

Angel Mae Dinaguit of Barangay Poblacion, Kidapawan City said the pushpin was found after her son defecated Tuesday night.

“Thanks God. I was relieved, but we need to bring him to the doctor for further examination because he might have sustained wounds in his vital organs,” the mother said in the vernacular.

Dinaguit said she was waiting for her iced tea order from a roadside stall when her son found a corkboard and pulled the pushpin from it.


Cotabato City's San Pablo village, urban poor area to experience power interruption

COTABATO CITY - The Cotabato Light and Power Company announces power interruption for Barangay Rosary Heights 11.


Cotelco announces power interruption for Oct. 1, Friday

To our valued Member-Consumer- Owners, we will have a SCHEDULED power interruption on the date and affected areas, to wit:


>>OCTOBER 1, 2021 (FRIDAY) - 4 HOURS

Power Off - 9:00 AM Power On- 1:00 PM


Conduct replacement of rotten pole (1 pc. A-4 structure)


Portion of Brgy. Dalipe particularly Purok 5 and Purok Rubber and all coverage of Brgy. New Lawaan, M'lang.

Power will resume right after the completion of the maintenance activity.

Thank you. Keep Safe and GOD Bless Always


"Albularyo," 68, shot dead in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - For still unknown reason, unidentified gunman shot dead a quack doctor in Barangay Rosary Heights 10, Cotabato City Tuesday morning.

The shooting inside a house in Sitio Upper Bitara, Malagapas, Cotabato City occurred at past 12 noon, reports from Police Station 2 showed.

The victim was identified as Ofelia Bangil Ariston, an "albularyo" and known as "Madam," 68 years old and resident of RH-10.

Ariston who hails from Upi, Maguidnanao was hit in the head.



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