Category Archives: cidg

8 of 17 Marawi hostage survivors reunited with families

DAVAO  CITY (MindaNews / 13 October) —  Of the 17 hostages of the Maute Group who were rescued by government forces early morning of October 4 in Marawi City, only eight — all of them female — have been reunited with their families. “All women already reunited with their families,” Col. Romeo Brawner, Deputy Commander […]

Army nabs 11 Maute terror group members in Lanao Sur

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – Army troopers have arrested 11 suspected members of the Maute terrorist group in a secluded village of Marogong town in Lanao del Sur early morning Monday. Maj. Gen. Arnel dela Vega, commander of the Army’s 6th “Kampilan” Infantry Division, confirmed the arrest after troops from the 6th Infantry […]

Subpoenas sent to three suspects in Sept. 2 Davao blast  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 October) – The City Prosecutors Office has sent subpoenas to the three arrested suspects in the September 2 bombing at the Roxas night market that left 15 persons dead and 69 others injured. Prosecutor Jay Karel Sanchez told reporters Monday that they sent the subpoenas to the suspects after the Crime Investigation and […]

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 […]