Matobato charged with frustrated murder for 2014 ambush while supposedly under WPP

Matobato charged with frustrated murder for 2014 ambush while supposedly under WPP

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 September) – The alleged hitman of the Davao Death Squad (DDS) who testified before a joint Senate Committee hearing on September 22 and 25 that then Mayo ...

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Duterte gives NDF up to 5 p.m. July 30 to reciprocate ceasefire or else..

Duterte gives NDF up to 5 p.m. July 30 to reciprocate ceasefire or else..

ASUNCION, Davao del Norte (MindaNews / 29 July) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday gave the National Democratic Front (NDF) 24 hours or up to 5 p..m. on July 30 to declare a ce ...

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Militiaman dies, 4 others hurt in NPA ambush in Davao Norte

Militiaman dies, 4 others hurt in NPA ambush in Davao Norte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 July) – One member of the Cafgu Active Auxiliary of the 72nd Infantry Battalion was killed and four others were wounded when suspected members of the New ...

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South Upi mayor survives slay try

South Upi mayor survives slay try

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) – The mayor of South Upi in Maguindanao survived an attempted slay try late Thursday afternoon by still unidentified armed men who fired a rock ...

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Surigao radio commentator, 12-year old son survive ambush

Surigao radio commentator, 12-year old son survive ambush

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 30 June) -- An anti-drug radio commentator and his 12-year-old  son survived an ambush by two men riding on a motorycycle in Surigao City Thursday afte ...

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Ambush

Ambush

Police investigators check for evidence at the site where Marawi City Mayor Fahad “Pre” Salic was ambushed in Cagayan de Oro on Saturday morning, April 9, 2016. Salic and his driv ...

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Army convoy ambushed in Lanao del Sur; one killed

Army convoy ambushed in Lanao del Sur; one killed

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Feb) – Gunmen ambushed a military convoy in Balindong town, Lanao del Sur shortly before noon Tuesday, killing one soldier and stopping vehicul ...

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Marine killed in Cotabato motorcycle shooting

Marine killed in Cotabato motorcycle shooting

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Dec) – A Marine on his motorcycle was killed when ambushed by two suspects aboard yet another motorcycle here Tuesday morning. Four civilians were in ...

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ARMM Governor Hataman orders probe of Marawi attack on TV crew

ARMM Governor Hataman orders probe of Marawi attack on TV crew

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/27 December) – Governor Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) condemned the attack on an ABS-CBN team in Marawi City last ...

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ABS-CBN news team cheats death in Marawi City ambush

ABS-CBN news team cheats death in Marawi City ambush

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 26 Dec) – The ABS-CBN news team from Iligan City was ambushed by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Marawi City shortly past noon Saturday. No one was hurt but i ...

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Couple killed in Maguindanao ambush

Couple killed in Maguindanao ambush

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao (MindaNews/01 November) --  A consultant of the mayor of Cotabato City and his wife, a city Hall employee, were killed in an ambush along Barangay S ...

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Suspended Iligan mayor surrenders after two months in hiding

Suspended Iligan mayor surrenders after two months in hiding

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/12 October) - - Suspended Iligan Mayor Celso Regencia, who was named as principal suspect in the December 11, 2014 ambush of Iligan Rep. Vicente Bel ...

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Civil society group says local politics behind Pantar ambush

Civil society group says local politics behind Pantar ambush

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews /14 July) – A long-standing political rift was behind the ambush of Army troopers in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte on Monday, an official of a civil society ...

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Soldier killed, 7 injured in Pantar ambush

Soldier killed, 7 injured in Pantar ambush

ILIGAN CITY (Mindanews/13 July) – A soldier was killed while seven others were wounded in an ambush along the national highway in Pantar town, Lanao del Norte at around 7:40 a.m. ...

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Logging supervisor, 2 aides killed in NPA ambush in S. Kudarat

Logging supervisor, 2 aides killed in NPA ambush in S. Kudarat

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 17 April) – A logging supervisor and two of his aides were reportedly killed in an ambush perpetrated by the New People’s Army in the mountains Kalamans ...

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Former S. Kudarat town councilor killed in ambush

Former S. Kudarat town councilor killed in ambush

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 April) – A former municipal councilor of Isulan town in Sultan Kudarat was killed on Wednesday night in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the ...

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Basilan barangay official, escort slain in Basilan ambush   

Basilan barangay official, escort slain in Basilan ambush  

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/11 April) – A village official and his security escort ewre killed in an ambush by suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) early Saturday in Sumi ...

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2 soldiers killed, 12 hurt in NPA ambush in Surigao Sur

2 soldiers killed, 12 hurt in NPA ambush in Surigao Sur

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/03 April) – Two soldiers were killed while 12 others were wounded in an ambush by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Surigao del Sur on Wednesda ...

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Cop injured in failed ambush on convoy of Agusan Norte governor

Cop injured in failed ambush on convoy of Agusan Norte governor

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) – A police officer was injured after the convoy carrying Agusan del Norte Gov. Ma. Angelica Amante-Matba was ambushed while travelling a ...

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Monitoring the manhunt

Monitoring the manhunt

Two residents of Sitio Pagangon, Barangay Gasi in Laguindingan town, Misamis Oriental climb a tree on Dec. 13, 2014 to get a better view of the police and military manhunt against ...

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Suspect in Belmonte ambush arrested; denies allegations

Suspect in Belmonte ambush arrested; denies allegations

LAGUINDINGAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 14 December) —Authorities arrested on Saturday one of the suspects in the December 11 ambush-slay attempt on Iligan’s lone representati ...

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5 killed in Maguindanao ambush

5 killed in Maguindanao ambush

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Dec) – A barangay captain, his councilor and relatives died on the spot as an undetermined number of armed men sprayed bullets towards their Multicab ...

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MILF commander, village chief son killed in ambush by rival rebel commander in Maguindanao

MILF commander, village chief son killed in ambush by rival rebel commander in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 21 Aug) – A brigade commander of Moro Islamic Liberation Front and his son, a barangay chairman, were killed in an ambush by a group of another MILF com ...

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10 soldiers injured in Basilan ambush

10 soldiers injured in Basilan ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/21 August) – Ten government soldiers were injured in an ambush Thursday staged by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in the province of Basilan, the military s ...

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Sulu ambush fatalities surge to 23; Abu Sayyaf drug addicts suspected

Sulu ambush fatalities surge to 23; Abu Sayyaf drug addicts suspected

ISABELA CITY, Basilan (MindaNews / 29 July) – Fatalities in last Monday’s ambush by the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu have risen to 23 as the police suspected that the perpetrators could onl ...

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Empty Shells

Empty Shells

Kids show some of the empty shells they found at the site where Laak, Compostela Valley Mayor Reynaldo Navarro was ambushed in Barangay Sagayan, Asuncion town in Davao del Norte W ...

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Ambush

Ambush

Mayor Reynaldo Navarro of Laak, Compostela Valley, was killed in an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen along the highway in Asuncion, Davao del Norte. Photo courtesy of the Compos ...

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Laak, ComVal mayor killed in ambush

Laak, ComVal mayor killed in ambush

ASUNCION, Davao del Norte (MindaNews/ 28 May) – Mayor Reynaldo Navarro of Laak town in Compostela Valley province was killed in an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen along a highw ...

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Sarangani town police chief relieved over mayor’s ambush

Sarangani town police chief relieved over mayor’s ambush

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 March) – The Police Regional Office (PRO) 12 has relieved the chief of police of the coastal municipality of Maitum in Sarangani Province in the ...

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Task force formed to hasten probe of Sarangani mayor ambush

Task force formed to hasten probe of Sarangani mayor ambush

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 3 March) – The Police Regional Office 12 has created a special task force to lead the investigation into the ambush on Friday night that led to th ...

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7 killed in Basilan ambush, robbery

7 killed in Basilan ambush, robbery

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 18 Feb) – Seven people, including a five-year-old child, were killed while another one was wounded in two separate incidents Monday in the nearby provi ...

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Maguindanao treasurer ambushed; 2 cops wounded

Maguindanao treasurer ambushed; 2 cops wounded

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/ 13 December)—Two policemen escorting the provincial treasurer of Maguindanao, Osmena Bandila, were hurt in an ambush Friday afternoon in Guindulungan tow ...

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3 killed in NorthCot motorcycle shooting

3 killed in NorthCot motorcycle shooting

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Aug) – Three people were killed in a daring motorcycle attack in Libungan, North Cotabato Sunday morning, police said. Senior Supt. Danilo Peralta, di ...

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Soldier dies in Zamboanga del Sur ambush

Soldier dies in Zamboanga del Sur ambush

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/06 July) – Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels killed a soldier in an ambush Friday in the town of Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur, military reports discl ...

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DepEd supervisor in Maguindanao town shot dead

DepEd supervisor in Maguindanao town shot dead

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 12 May) – The school district supervisor in the municipality of Salipada K. Pendatun (SKP) in Maguindanao was shot to death while his nephew is in criti ...

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3 soldiers slain in NPA ambush in Tagum

3 soldiers slain in NPA ambush in Tagum

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 January)—Three soldiers deployed for “peace and development outreach” in barangay Magdum in Tagum City were killed in an ambush by New People’s Army guerr ...

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