Category Archives: Southern Storm Drills

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. […]

Unattended bag yields IED as Davao City prepares for anti-terror drills on Feb. 28

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 February) — Motorists passing by Lasang were asked to turn around early Thursday morning while authorities attended to a bag that yielded an improvised grenade. A press release from Task Force Davao said civilians reported to the Task Force Davao’s Explosives and Ordnance Disposal and K9 Team in Lasang at […]