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Mindanao Armed Conflict

4 die, 6 hurt in gun attacks in Cotabato City, Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY  – Four persons were killed and six were hurt in separate gun attacks that occurred here and in nearby town in Maguindanao.

Police Capt. Jetto Yang, Cotabato City police station 3 chief, said a group of teenagers on board a black Toyota sedan was ambushed Sunday night by still unidentified gunmen in Barangay Kalanganan 2, this city.

The 7 p.m. ambush left two teenagers killed and six of their companions injured.

Police said the two whose identities were withheld by investigators, were pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital.

Hunt for 5 men of slain terror group spokesman on

COTABATO CITY --- Authorities are trying to locate five followers of the spokesman of a local Islamic State-inspired terror group soldiers killed in a clash Monday.

Army intelligence operatives shot dead Abdulfatah Omar Abdulmaguid, also known in the Dawlah Islamiya as Abu Huzaifah, in a brief shootout at Barangay Poblacion in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town in the second district of Maguindanao.

Senior Army and police intelligence officials told reporters Wednesday efforts to locate five of his followers are underway.

ISIS spokesperson for East Asia, napatay sa Army operation sa Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY - PATAY SA SPECIAL OPERATION ng Western Mindanao Command Joint Task Force Central ang spokesperson ng Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-East Asia (ISIS-EA) kahapon sa Crossing Salbo, Barangay Poblacion, Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao.

Kinilala ang nasawi na si Abdulfatah Omar Alimuden alyas Abu Huzaifah.

Ang operasyon ay magkatuwang na ikinasa ng 601st Infantry Brigade, 40th Infantry Battalion, at intelligence units ng army.

2 CAFGUs, 2 civilians wounded in Basilan gun attack

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao --- Four persons, two of them government militiamen, were badly hurt in a gun attack on Friday night in Maluso town in Basilan.

The Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region here said Saturday the wounded Serhan Ansay, 34, Alvin Amat, 42, Glendon Mengyaw, 33 and the 34-year-old Ricky Villarin were immediately rushed to a hospital in nearby Isabela City for treatment.

Suspected bus bomber killed, another arrested in North Cotabato clash

CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, DOS, Maguindanao – Government Forces neutralized a suspected bomber, who is also a member of Dawlah Islamiyah Maguindanao Group (DI-MG) while his cohort was arrested during the conduct of focused military operations and joint law enforcement support operations in Purok 7, Brgy. Dunguan, M’lang, North Cotabato at 5:00 in the morning of June 1, 2022.

Police marshals deployed on buses plying in Region 12

KORONADAL CITY – To thwart destabilization by terrorist groups on passenger buses and public terminals, police authorities in the Soccsksargen region have deployed police marshals on buses.

This is to ensure safety of all commuters across the region, according to Brig. Gen. Alexander Tagum, police regional director, following twin bombings in Koronadal and Tacurong.

Tagum has ordered stricter measures in bus terminals and other convergence zone to thwart terror attacks.

2 blasts rock Isabela City, Basilan, 2 hurt

ISABELA CITY - Suspected improvised bombs were set off in two areas here Monday afternoon, Radio Ronda del Basilan reported.

The twin blasts came at about 5 p.m. at the Jollibee outlet and the bus terminal

Two injured have been reported based on initial report.

The first explosion took place near the garage of famous fastfood chain Jollibee followed by another explosion minutes later at the nearby garage of Rubiel Bus Transportation Company.

Police and military authorities are still investigating this latest bombing incident.

Maguindanao school principal hurt in ambush

Isang principal ng paaralan sa bayan ng Paglat ang biktima ng pamamaril sa Pandag, Maguindanao kaninang alas tres ng hapon.

Ito mismo ang kinumpirma ni Pandag Chief of Police PLt. Elmar Elarcosa sa DXMS Radyo Bida.

Kinilala ni Lt. Elarcosa ang biktima na si Baimhon Ambalgan, 58 years old at residente ng Tacurong City.

Dagdag sa imbestigasyon ng Pandag PNP, sakay ang biktima ng isang kulay puting honda fit kasama ang kaniyang anak na isa ring guro.

Sugatan ang principal habang hindi nadamay ang anak nito ayon kay Plt. Elarcosa.

Maguindanao election officer survives ambush

COTABATO CITY  – An election officer in Maguindanao today survived a daylight ambush but an aide was slightly injured.

Jean Hangkal, municipal election officer of Datu Salibo, Maguindanao, said in a phone interview that she was driving her vehicle heading to nearby Datu Piang town when she noticed a mini-van partly blocking her path.

She tried to maneuver her vehicle past the mini-van when gunmen inside opened fire toward her direction at about 12:30 p.m.

Mag-asawa, sugatan sa ambush sa Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY - SUGATAN ang mag asawa sa isang kaso ng pamamaril sa bayan ng Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao pasado alas siete kaninang umaga.

Kinilala ni Sujltan Kudarat town police chief Lt. Colonel Sabri Lakibul ang mga biktima na sina aPaul Sherwin Bacolor at Genilyn, taga Barangay Macaguiling ng naturang bayan.

Ayon kay Lakibul, magkaangkas ang mga biktima sa isang motorsiklo nang bigla silang pagbabarilin ng hindi pa tukoy na suspect gamit ang caliber. 45 pistol.

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