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2 dead, 3 hurt in fishing dynamite blast in Sulu

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao --- Two Tausug men were killed in an accidental explosion of home-made dynamite for illegal fishing in Panglima Estino, Sulu Thursday.

Brig. Gen. Arthur Cabalona, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, said Friday two others, one of them a child, were injured in the blast.

The victims were immediately rushed by responding personnel of the Panglima Estino Municipal Police Station to a hospital for treatment.


6 nabbed for transporting 9 firearms, explosives using government vehicle

COTABATO CITY - The police seized nine firearms and explosives from six men together in a government rescue vehicle that tried to get through a checkpoint in Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Lanao del Sur Tuesday.

Soldiers and policemen guarding the checkpoint immediately impounded their vehicle, a white Toyota emergency and rescue pick-up truck of the local government unit of Midsalip municipality in Zamboanga del Sur.


3 South Cotabato drug peddlers nabbed, shabu den shut

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato --- Authorities seized P81,600 worth of shabu from three peddlers entrapped here on Tuesday afternoon.

Naravy Duquiatan, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-12, said Wednesday suspects Roy Bautista Tormon, Joshua Berdigay and Chan Aba are now detained, to be charged with violation of the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

They were immediately arrested after selling their illegal merchandise to non-uniformed agents of PDEA-12 during a tradeoff in Barangay Cannery Site here.


1 dead, 5 hurt in Basilan gun attack

COTABATO CITY --- A bystander was killed while five others were hurt when men armed with assault rifles fired at people in a seaport in Tapiantana Island in Tabuan Lasa town in Basilan at past 2:00 p.m. Monday.

In a statement, the Basilan Provincial Police Office identified the fatality as Ricardo Fabian, who died on the spot from multiple bullet wounds.

Five others, Andy Reyes, Narrudin Gadjali, Alnasri Jammang, Boli Madalis and Hakim Monib, were hurt in the attack.

They were immediately rushed to a hospital in Isabela City, Basilan.


4 cops hurt in Zamboanga del Sur road accident

COTABATO CITY -- Four policemen were badly hurt in a vehicular accident Wednesday in Payao town in Zamboanga del Sur.

Lt. Herod Partosa of the Payao Municipal Police Station said the injured Master Sgt. Sonny Jasani and Patrolmen Corneliu Lopena, Frank Drapeza and Elizer Garingo are now confined in a hospital.

Partosa said the four policemen were together in a Mahindra patrol vehicle that wiggled, flipped and turned-turtle while maneuvering through a stretch of a highway in Sitio Subing Subing in Barangay Guintolan in Payao, Zamboanga del Sur.


30 Lanao Sur Dawlah members face criminal charges

COTABATO CITY - The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group charged Thursday 30 members of the Dawlah Islamiya group with violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.

Major Esmael Madin, provincial officer for Lanao del Sur of the CIDG-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, said Friday the group figured in bloody encounters with units of the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade in Maguing town last month.

A soldier, Pvt. Clint Rey Armada, and seven of its members were killed in the hostilities then in Maguing, located in the first district of Lanao del Sur.


LTFRB-12 reopens free ride program for medical front-liners

KORONADAL CITY – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Soccsksargen  (LTFRB-12) has announced the resumption of their service contracting program called “Libreng Sakay” for medical health workers, among others.

LTFRB-12 Director Paterno Reynato Padua said Wednesday the “Libreng Sakay” started in selected routes that do not need justification in their service contract.


Cop killed, 3 arrested in Zamboanga del Sur gunfight

COTABATO CITY --- A policeman was killed while another was hurt in a brief clash with gunmen in Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur on Tuesday morning.

Three of the suspects who figured in the gunfight with the team of intelligence agents from the Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Police Office that resulted in the death of Staff Sgt. Khalid Jade Dacula got arrested the same day in a subsequent pursuit operation.

In a statement released late Tuesday, the Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Police Office said Dacula died on the spot from gunshot wounds.


2 men wanted for separate murder cases arrested

COTABATO CITY - The police in the Bangsamoro region arrested two murder suspects in separate operations Tuesday in Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao provinces that relatives of the duo assisted.

The first to fall was Remark Garay, who was cornered by a police team in Barangay San Jose in Quezon town in Bukidnon.

He is wanted in Wao, Lanao del Sur and Quezon for murder and frustrated murder.


14-year-old terror group member surrender to Army

COTABATO CITY - A 14-year-old member of the Dawlah Islamiya, who acted as the group’s courier of home-made bombs in Lanao del Sur, surrendered to the Army Monday. 

The child bolted from the Dawlah Islamiya terror group through the efforts of the Army’s 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion. 

He turned in a .45 caliber pistol and a bolt-action 7.62 caliber sniper rifle to Army officials during a simple surrender rite in Iligan City. 



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