Category Archives: lockdown

Gaerlan: only portions of Davao City will be on lockdown during anti-terror drills

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 February) — Only portions of the city will be placed on lockdown for the anti-terror “Southern Storm Drills” on February 8 to March 1, Chief Supt. Manuel Gaerlan, regional police chief, said. Gaerlan said the lockdown, in the areas where the simulated exercises will be held, will not take long. […]

No lockdown in Iligan City – police

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/29 May) — The city police office clarified that no lockdown has been ordered in the city in response to the ongoing clashes in neighboring Marawi City between government forces and members of the Maute group. Police issued the clarification Sunday night after word circulated that a lockdown was to be implemented soonest, as per announcement of the […]

From “lockdown” to “state of lawlessness” to “state of national emergency”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 Sept) – The verbal declaration early Saturday morning of, first a “lockdown,” then a “State of Lawlessness” nationwide following the explosion that killed 14 persons and injured 70 others at the Roxas night market in Davao City is now Proclamation No. 55, a two-page declaration of a “State of National […]