Category Archives: Bombings

Cardinal asks AFP, PNP, MILF and MNLF to “flush out the perpetrators” of Isulan bombings and “bring them to justice”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 Sept) — Mindanao’s lone Cardinal, Orlando Quevedo has called on the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police to work with the “now forces of peace” — the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Moro National Liberation Front — “to flush out the perpetrators” of the August 28 and […]

20 high-risk inmates in Kidapawan moved to GenSan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/01 August) – Twenty high-risk inmates at the North Cotabato District Jail here, were transferred on Monday to a bigger and more secured jail in General Santos City, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) said. The transferred detainees include suspected bomber Molis Tashin a.k.a. Commander Kule Mamagong and alleged kidnappers, police said. Tashin was tagged […]

Oro police not keen on taking custody of terror suspect

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/26 April) — Local police are no longer interested to get custody of terror suspect Reneer Lou Dongon who was arrested in Bohol Saturday. Dongon is a suspect in two bombing incidents in the city that left several people dead and many others injured. Chief Inspector Ariel Philip Pontillas, chief of the City Police Office intelligence […]

Bomb materials found in house of police official linked to Abu

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/25 April) — Authorities reportedly found bomb materials and arrested three persons during a raid on the house of police Supt. Maria Cristina Nobleza in Malaybalay City Monday night. Nobleza, deputy chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Davao Region Crime Laboratory, was implicated in an attack staged by the Abu Sayyaf in Bohol […]

Bomb materials seized in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/07 October) — Police seized materials for the assembly of two high-powered explosives, several firearms and ammunition during a dawn raid on Friday of a house of a businessman in Cotabato City. Chief Inspector Allan Uy, spokesperson of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said they found rounds of […]

Blast site memorial at Roxas night market to be unveiled on October 11

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 October) – A memorial in honor of the victims of the September 2 bombing at the Roxas night market will be unveiled on October 11, the 40th day since the blast that left 15 persons dead and 69 others injured, the chief of the City Information Office said. CIO chief Jefry Tupas […]

Duterte: Expect more bombings

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 Sept) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte warned of more bombings after the September 2 explosion at the night market on Roxas Avenue here where 15 died and 69 were injured. “There will be another explosion, not here but in other parts of the Philippines,” he said Monday at the Matina Enclaves during […]

Death toll in Davao night market blast now 15; pregnant victim dies in hospital

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Sept) – The death toll from the September 2 bombing at the Roxas night market has risen to 15 as the pregnant victim who lapsed into coma shortly after the blast, passed away late Monday night. The September 2 blast has killed 15 and injured 69 others. The City Information […]

GenSan city council supports declaration of state of lawless violence

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 Sept.) — Calling it a necessary move, the city council here declared its full support on Tuesday to the declaration of state of lawlessness by President Rodrigo R. Duterte in the wake of the deadly bomb attack in Davao City. The council issued such declaration as it condemned the Friday night […]

Davao folk hold memorial mass for blast victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 Sept.) – Several residents joined a memorial mass Saturday for the victims of the bombing late night on Friday that killed 14 people and wounded 71 others at the famous night market on Roxas Avenue. Officiated by Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles and attended by City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and other local officials, […]