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4 hurt in Mlang highway mishap

MLANG, North Cotabato -- Four people were hurt when a passenger van they are riding turned turtle and plunged into a roadsiderice field Wednesday afternoon. Ferdinand Pinol, Mlangadministrator, said the passenger van was heading to the town proper from nearby Tulunan, also in North Cotabato, when its driver lost control of the steering wheel along a curve portion of a highway in Barangay Sangat.Pinol said before the vehicle plunged intothe rice field, it hitmahogany tree in front of Sangat Elementary School.

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(UPDATE) Floods hit Koronadal City, bridge collapses 3 die

KORONADAL CITY – An overnight light to moderate down pour led to floods thatsubmerged at least three
villages here, damaging one major bridge and threatening other bridges and suspension of classes Wednesday, officials
said.Tupi Mayor Reynaldo Tamayo toldDXOM-AM Radyo Bida Koronadal that three persons were confirmed dead in Barangay BUnao and another in Barangay Lunen, Tupiin separate landslide incidentsdue to heavy downpour.Mayor Peter Miguel
announced the suspension as rain continued Wednesday morning while public works
workers rushed to affected bridges.

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Soldiers recover rebels’ getaway motorbike in Magpet

KIDAPAWAN CITY -Elements of the Army’s 57thInfantry Battalion recovered a motorcycle believed used by communist guerillas as get-away vehicle after they ambushed two weeks ago government troops in a remote village in Magpet, North Cotabato. Captain Manuel Gatus, head of the 57thIB civil military operations, said the recovered vehicle was issued to Private First Class Wilfredo Ligsay of Charlie Company who was among those wounded during the ambush on June 10 in Barangay Noa, Magpet.

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Balquin out, Anongos in as Cotabato City PNP director

COTABATO CITY - Senior Supt. Rolen Balquin, Cotabato City police director, will relinquish his post to Senior Supt. Rex Kesaed Anongos, currently the chief of Police Regional Office 12 Regional Police Community Relations (PCR).The turn over of command will take place at 10 a.m. today at the Cotabato City Police Office, PC Hill, Cotabato City.Balquin will move to thePRO-12 regional office in Gen.

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Cotabato vet office warns sell of illegally butchered meat

COTABATO CITY (Aug.
28/NDBC) – The Cotabato City Veterinary Office has warned meat vendors against
unscrupulous practices to avoid endangering the health of the public. The warning
was issued by Dr. Robert Malcontento, city veterinarian, after police and
veterinary inspectors seized about 200 kilos of double-dead meat at a
detachment along Matampay bridge last Sunday nightMalcontento
said police have received a tip about the impending entry of illegally
butchered carabao from Maguindanao and a checkpoint was quickly set up.

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