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The June 19, 1971 Manili Massacre : “All I can remember is that the blood was so warm”

(This piece by Ms Aveen Acuna-Gulo was published by MindaNews as a four-part series on June 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2003 in to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Manili Massacre. It was also published by its newspaper-subscribers. We are re-publishing this in 2018, on the 47th commemoration of the June 19, 1971 […]

5 explosives intercepted along Cotabato highway

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 31 May) – Elements of the Army’s 602nd Infantry Brigade intercepted a package loaded with five improvised explosive devices (IEDs) placed along the highway in Carmen, North Cotabato noon Tuesday, reports from the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO) said. Bomb experts found out that each explosive was made from an 81mm projectile […]

Ex-army killed by own sister in Cotabato town

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 6 April) – A retired soldier was shot and killed by his own sister after a heated altercation on land issues in Carmen town in North Cotabato, Friday, reports said. Authorities identified the victim as Jerome Mampenayo, 45, former member of the Philippine Army, and resident of Barangay Katiko in President Quirino, […]

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PNP hunts suspects behind soldier’s killing in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 9 Nov) – Authorities in Carmen, North Cotabato have intensified their pursuit operations against the two suspects behind the killing last Wednesday of a soldier and the theft of the latter’s motorcycle. The Carmen municipal police station identified the victim as PFC Restoven Baqueran, of Tuguegarao City assigned with the Training Division […]