Category Archives: isulan

Police files charges vs 13 BIFF members on Isulan blast

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 Sep) – Police have filed double murder and multiple frustrated murder charges against 13 leaders and members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in connection with the Sept. 2 bomb blast in Isulan town in Sultan Kudarat that killed two persons and injured 12 others. Chief Supt. Eliseo […]

Iqbal: ‘hawks’ out to derail peace efforts in Mindanao

KORONADAL CITY  (MindaNews/ 04 Septemer) — Top Moro leaders have urged the public to support peace efforts in Mindanao, warning that “hawkish quarters are out to derail the desired just and lasting peace in the south” as shown by the August 28 and September 2 bombings in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat that left five civilians dead […]

Isulan mayor says state forces not behind blasts

KIDAPAWAN CITY(MindaNews / 04 September) — Isulan mayor Marites Kapunan-Pallasigue dismissed as baseless allegations that those behind the twin deadly blasts that hit her town were state forces. Pallasigue, in an interview over Kidapawan City-based radio station DXND, said the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) is more likely the group behind the series of 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 […]

PNP tightens security as NorthCot celebrates Kalivungan Festival

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 30 Aug) – Authorities here have tightened security measures to ensure safety of local tourists, visitors, and residents while they watch and participate in any activity during the Cotabato province’s Kalivungan Festival following the deadly blast in nearby Isulan, Sultan Kudarat. Senior Supt. Maximo Layugan, provincial director of the Cotabato Police […]

Military vows to crush BIFF in wake of deadly blast

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/29 Aug) – Military operations against the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Central Mindanao will continue until they could be paralyzed from carrying out terroristic activities, authorities vowed on Wednesday. Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of the 6th Infantry Division, issued the pronouncement as he blamed the BIFF for Tuesday night’s […]

BIFF behind Isulan blast, says Army

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Aug) – The military has blamed the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) for the bombing in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat Tuesday night that claimed the lives of two people and injured 35 others. Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of the 6th Infantry Division, said there was no doubt that the BIFF was […]

Isulan IED targets Army personnel – police

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 Aug) – Police hinted that the deadly bomb that exploded Tuesday night in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat was intended for Army personnel deployed along the Isulan-Tacurong highway. Chief Insp. Celestino Daniel, of the Isulan PNP, said a military truck where several soldiers were onboard was the actual target of the improvised explosive […]

Isulan blast

Medical personnel at the Sultan Kudaralt Provincial Hospital attend to the injured in the  8:34 p.m. blast along the national highway in Isulan town, Sultan Kudarat on 28 August 2018. One person was killed while at least 33 others were injured. The town is celebrating its 61st anniversary. Photo courtesy of JULS BUNDA   Read […]