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Mindanao Armed Conflict

BABAE ang may dala ng IED sa YBL bus na pinasabog sa Tacurong, ayon sa Westmincom

ISANG BABAE ANG SINASABING may dala ng IED na pinasabog sa loob ng Yellow bus sa Tacurong City.

Ito ang sinabi ni acting Western Mindanao chief Maj. Gen. Arturo Rojas.

Aniya, may malinaw nang lead sa posibleng may dala ng pampasabog, kabilang ang isa sa apat na babaeng sumakay ng bus sa Mlang, North Cotabato at bumaba sa harap ng Iglesia ni Kristo bus stop area ng Tacurong.

Sinabi ni Maj. Gen. Rojas na ang information hinggil sa apat na pasaherong babae ay mula sa driver at conductor ng bus.

Authorities: 2 terror groups connived in bus bombing

TACURONG CITY - Investigators are convinced the Al-Khobar and its ally, the Dawlah Islamiya, connived in Sunday’s bombing of a bus here that left a passenger dead and hurt 11 others.

Both groups are known for bombing public conveyances and business establishments to compel owners to pay "protection money" on monthly basis.

Tacurong bus bombing, kinundina ni 6th ID chief Gen. Galido

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte — Joint Task Force Central and 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division strongly condemned the bombing of one unit of Yellow Bus Lines Inc. in Purok Duranta, Barangay Poblacion, Tacurong City, 11:30 a.m. today.

1 dead, 11 hurt in Tacurong City bus bombing

COTABATO CITY - A passenger was killed while 11 others were badly hurt in a bomb explosion inside a bus in Tacurong City at noontime Sunday.

Lt. Col. Joan Maganto, chief of the Tacurong City Police, said Sunday the unit of the Yellow Bus Company was on its way to the city terminal, from North Cotabato, when the improvised explosive device went off.

Probers are certain the IED used in the attack was detonated from a distance using a mobile phone.

Soldier dead, 2 hurt in BIFF attack; IEDs found along highway

COTABATO CITY - A soldier was killed while two others were wounded when local terrorists fired at an Army team out on a humanitarian mission in Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao del Sur late Friday.

Major Gen. Roy Galido, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, and Brig. Gen. John Guyguyon of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region on Saturday separately condemned the atrocity, perpetrated by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).

Slain NPA official had 39 cases pending in courts

COTABATO CITY --- A leader of the New People’s Army wanted for 39 high-profile criminal cases was killed in a brief shootout with soldiers in Sultan Kudarat province Monday. 

Col. Michael Santos, commander of the Army’s 603rd Infantry Brigade, said Tuesday Emmanuel Fernandez died on the spot from multiple bullet wounds. 

3 CAFGU members killed in Pikit ambush

PIKIT, Noth Cotabato  – Three militiamen were slain Sunday morning in latest gun attack in this troubled town.

Mayor Sumulong Sultan of Pikit confirmed the attack and ordered Lt. Colonel John Miridel Calinga, town police chiefm to identify the attackers and bring them before the bar of justice.

“The police are hunting down the suspects,” Mayor Sultan said the vernacular in a radio interview of the ambush in Barangay Manaulanan but refused to provide further details.

NGCP tower bombed, sends Zambo peninsula into darkness, suspected bomber slain

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Power service had been cut in the entire Zamboanga Peninsula and two other provinces after two powerful explosions toppled a transmission line tower of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in Lanao del Norte.

Elizabeth Ladaga, NGCP public affairs officer for Western Mindanao, said Tuesday that the bombing knocked down Tower Number 8 of the Baloi-Aurora 138-kilovolts (KV) transmission line around 4:50 p.m. Monday in Sitio San Isidro, Barangay Bagumbayan, Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte.

2 Moro leaders killed in gun attacks

COTABATO CITY - Two Moro leaders, a municipal councilor and a senior Moro National Liberation Front official, were killed in separate attacks in two adjoining towns in just 17 hours.

The municipal police office, headed by station chief Lt. Nurjhasier Sali, has launched manhunt against the suspect who shot dead with Mubarak Abubakar, a member of the Sangguniang Bayan in Montawal, Maguindanao, while buying smoked fish along a stretch of a highway at noontime Monday.

MNLF commander slain in North Cotabato gun attack

COTABATO CITY - KINILALA ANG biktima na si Datu Jordan Tayuan na taga Purok Uno, Barangay Bual Sur, Midsayap.

Sinabi sa Radyo Bida ni Midsayap town police chief Lt. Col. Rolly Oranza na naganap ang pamamaril pasado alas 5:00 ng hapon kahapon.

Dagdag pa nito na nanonood ng TV sa loob ng kanyang bahay ang biktima nang siya ay pasukin ng mga suspect at pinagbabaril.

Patay on the spot ang biktima.

Narekober sa crime scene ang apat na basyo ng caliber 45 pistol at anim na basyo ng caliber 5.56mm.          


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