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Heightened alert remains in Mindanao

The Police and Military are still on high alert in Mindanao region amid the declaration of “Independence” by the Bangsamoro Republic of Moro National Liberation Front Chairman Nur Misuari.

The Independence of the Bangsamoro  Republic of Misuari was their way showing that they are against the peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

Authorities are tightening the security in all areas of Mindanao especially those places that could possibly attack by the group of Misuari.

According to Col. Andrelino Colina, Commander of Task Force Zamboanga, checkpoints and patrol police are very strict in these areas.

However, Colina clarified that there are no intel reports regarding a massive attack from Misuari.   (Rey Sibayan)


 

Misuari revives secessionist movement

Moro National Liberation Front founding Chairman Nur Misuari revived the secessionist movement in Mindanao.

According to Habib Muhahab Hashim, chairman of the MNLF Islamic Command Council, the said move is after Misuari declared independence from the Philippine government.

Hashim said that the former MNLF chairman appointed himself as commander-in-chief of the Bangsamoro Armed Forces.

The lawyer of Misuari stated that they are currently studying option of identifying Davao City as capital and seat of government of the new Bangsamoro Republic. (Rommel Fuertes)

 

Oil tanker, delivery truck collide, 2 dead

Two people died after an oil tanker and a delivery truck collided in Atimonan, Quezon.

The accident happened at a highway along Brgy. Malinao, 2 a.m. before dawn.

After the collision, the oil tanker ignited a fire as residents needed to put out the burning oil tanker to take the bodies of the victims. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

   

Activist names blast suspect

An activist named the groups that are responsible for the consecutive bombings in Mindanao.

Peace activist Jun Aparece named those behind of the bombings are Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Bangsamoro Freedom Fighters leaders who ordered the Abu Sayaff to destroy the peace process.

Aparace said that the three groups are the ones President Aquino identified as the ones who are out to sabotage the peace negotiation.

Two terrorist-turned-witness involved in the bombings admitted that they were used by the MNLF to sabotage the peace talks between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. (Kisses Jabson)

 

PNoy honors honest policeman

President Benigno Aquino III honored a policeman for showing honesty in his duty as a cop.

In the 112th police service anniversary of the Philippine National Police, Aquino acknowledged PO3 Webster Odulio Liwag of Malolos City police for refusing a P3 million bribe from four drug suspects in May 2012.

The 38-year-old Liwag led the raid of a pot session in Brgy. San Agustin, where police arrested Ryan Dominguez, who’s one of the leaders of the Dominguez carjacking syndicate.

Ryan is the brother of Raymond Dominguez, who is behind the carjacking operations in Metro Manila, Calabarzon and Central Luzon. (Malou R. Cabral)

   

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