Category Archives: rescue

‘Bin Laden’ recognized for efforts in saving civilians during Marawi siege

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sept) ­– Finally, the government has recognized Aga Khan Sharief for his role in saving hundreds of trapped civilians during the siege of Marawi City. Sharief is more popularly known in Marawi and Lanao del Sur as “Bin Laden” because of his resemblance to Osama. The moniker stuck, which he […]

Puppy Rescue

PUPPY RESCUE. It’s not only people who need comfort in the long drawn out Marawi crisis. Soldiers take out puppies, like little Dansi, on Saturday (2 July 2017) from Ground Zero for transfer to a nearby detachment to protect them from blasts and the …

Civilian Rescue

An Army soldier (left) welcomes residents rescued by Tabligh missionaries Friday night (26 May 2017). The 100 or so workers, mostly Christians, were trapped in a building in Pantalan sa Masiu, Barangay Padian, Marawi City. The Tablighs came to their re…

Rescue Buses

Passenger buses stand by for evacuation work outside the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in Iligan City Thursday morning (25 April 2017). Many residents from nearby Marawi City have sought refuge in Iligan after the Maute Group attac…