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Gunmen shot, hurt Cotabato City 2 pedicab drivers

COTABATO CITY
– Despite police and local officials' efforts to contain the rash of gun-related incidents, two men were the latest victims of
the spate of shooting incidents here.The victims, one of them a 75-year-old man, were lowly trisikad drivers.At past 6:50
p.m. Friday, unidentified gunmen shot and wounded two men in Arong Village, Rosary
heights 4, Cotabato City, police reports showed.

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North Cotabato cops nab traffic enforcer for drug peddling

KIDAPAWAN CITY– Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Central Mindanao (Region 12) arrested a traffic enforcer in a buy-bust raid in nearby President Roxas town in North Cotabato, around 11 a.m., Friday. Authorities identified the suspect as Conrad Sandoy Tampus, a Job Order employee of the President Roxas municipal government assigned at the Traffic Management Unit (TMU).

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Cops identify couple killed in Datu Odin Sinsuat highway

DATU ODIN
SINSUAT, Maguindanao – Police authorities here have identified the couple killed by still unidentified gunmenalong a highway here Thursday afternoon.Senior Insp. Lindsy Sinsuat, Datu Odin Sinsuat town police chief, identified the victims asMantil Sangkad and his wife Noriha, both residents of SPDA Village, also in Datu Odin Sinsuat town.The couple’s 7-year-old
child who was riding with them in the motorcycle at the time of the shooting escaped
unhurt.

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FLASHand Motorcycle-riding couple killed in Taviran ambush

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao - Gunmen shot dead Thursday afternoon a still unidentified motorcycle-riding couple in a secluded stretch of a national highway in Taviran District in Datu Odin Sinsuat town south of Maguindanao province.Responding police probers said the couple seemed headed to the north, either to Cotabato City or in Awang area in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguidnanao when they were attacked.Chief Supt.

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ARMM officials plant bamboo trees beside historic Mamasapano river

COTABATO CITY– In a bid to prevent frequent occurrence of soil erosion and flooding in Mamasapano in the province of Maguindanao, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) conducted a bamboo planting activity in the town’s riverbank on Thursday, September 3.The regional government mobilized hundreds of officials and employees including the youth sector, civil society organizations, policemen, and soldiers to plant about 500 young bamboos.The activity was spearheaded by the ARMM’s Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO-ARMM) in partnership with the region’s environment and natu

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Tacurong City among Galing Pook model cities

TACURONG CITY - The local government of Tacurong City was among the cities in the country cited by the Galing Pook Foundation as model cities during the awarding ceremonies Tuesday night in SM Convention Center in Pasay City.Of the 127 cities that
served as project sites for the implementation of the Millennium Development
Goals-Family-based Actions for Children and their
Environs in the Slums (MDG-FACES), Tacurong City was among the top 5.Because of this, Mayor Lina Montilla was invted to share success stories and best practices in transforming the lives of

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Matabalaoand Regular killings not Cotabato City culture.

COTABATO CITY - A city councilor on Tuesday urged the city government and the police to come up with a security plan that will put a stop to the rash of killings.Councilor Bruce Matabalao also vehemently denied the rumors that have been spreading in the social media that killing and bombing are natural in the locality and that its absence was abnormal.

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Rampaging water washes away Koronadal City footbridge

KORONADAL CITY – Rampaging river water on Tuesday night washed awaymakeshift foot bridge built by residents across a river here, residents said.The foot bridge made of bamboo poles served as temporary link for villagers of Barangay Paulino Santos, Koronadal City in coming to the city center.It served as livelihood project for residents nearby as minimal fees are collected to passersby since July when heavy downpour triggered a flash floods.Gemma Panes, one of those in charge in collecting fees, said rampaging water washed away the makeshift bridge following heavy downpour upstream.The local

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Inside job theory in Magelco heist confirmed, cash returned - police

COTABATO CITY - Three days after the P1.6 million pesos taken by lone holdupper, who mysteriously sneaked inside a van, from the Maguindanao Electric Cooperative (Magelco) cashier in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanaohas been returned, minus P300.000, though.Senior Supt.

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Another shooting incidents in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY - Two more shooting incidents were reported in the city a day after the killing of a village kagawad here as police and local officials are in a quandary how to put an end to crime against life.At past 8 p.m. on Saturday night, unidentified gunmen riding tandem on a motorbike shot Emradi Panalangin, 28 near the corner of Japal Guiani Sr Street and Jose Lim Street.

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