Monday Nov, 28 2022 12:45:14 PM

Blast hits Pikit, North Cotabato

Mindanao Armed Conflict • 05:30 AM Mon Feb 7, 2022
781
By: 
John M. Unson

COTABATO CITY ----A powerful blast ripped through a residential area in Pikit town in North Cotabato at 6:45 p.m. Sunday.

Brig. Gen. Alexander Tagum, director of the Police Regional Office-12, said early Monday that he had ordered the North Cotabato Provincial Police Office and the Pikit Municipal Police to cooperate in identifying its perpetrator for immediate prosecution.

No one was hurt or killed in the incident but the explosion that reverberated through a dwelling enclave along M. Abad Street in Barangay Poblacion Pikit caused panic among villagers.

Personnel of the Pikit Municipal Police Station are unsure yet if a fragmentation grenade or a 40 millimeter explosive projectile, fired from a distance, was used in the bombing of the house of a merchant, Anquing Cadulong Masla.

There are talks spreading around purporting that two men on a motorcycle together pulled off the grenade attack.

The explosive reportedly landed on the roof of Masla’s house and went off.

A roadside police security outpost in Pikit was also bombed by still unidentified motorcycle-riding men last month. (John Unson)

Unknown to him, man sells carnapped motorbike to its owner

NABULAGA ANG DALAWANG mga suspek matapos na malamang ang pinagbentahan nila ng kanilang nakaw na motorsiklo ay ang mismong may-ari nito. Una nito...

P102,000 worth shabu seized from 3 drug den operators

COTABATO CITY – Anti-narcotics agents seized P102,000 worth of shabu from three operators of a clandestine drug den entrapped in Datu Odin Sinsuat,...

3 CAFGU slain, 2 others hurt in gun attack in Maguindanao del Norte

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao  – Three militiamen were slain and two others were injured in a gun attack at about 1:20 a.m. Monday in Buldon,...

2 suspects in bus bombing killed in shootout

COTABATO CITY - The couple tagged in the November 6 bombing of a bus in Tacurong City who resisted arrest when policemen tried to arrest them...

Cotabato Light announces NGCP initiated power service interruption Nov. 27

What: NOTICE OF NGCP POWER INTERRUPTION When: Sunday, November 27, 2022 Time: 6:30 - 7:00 AM | 3:00 - 3:30 PM Affected areas: Whole Cotabato...