Authorities look unto blazing of buses
Police are looking unto union and company rift as one of the reasons of the burning of 11 buses by armed men who posed as police in Laguna yesterday.
This includes the angle of revolutionary tax and business rivalry.
Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima is not convinced that members of the New People’s Army did the act.
In the report of Benjie De Galicia, it was known that around 1 a.m. when 10 to 15 armed men wearing camouflage uniform and short pants entered the HM Transport vicinities and pretended to be policemen.
After entering the vicinity, the armed men spilled gasoline on the buses and lit it before fleeing the scene. (Malou R. Cabral)
AFP still on full alert against BIFF
The Armed Forces of the Philippines 6th infantry division is still on full alert in some parts of Mindanao to hunt down the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).
According to Major Gen. Romeo Gapuz, commander of the 6th infantry division, they are focused on their operations in Pagangan, Aleosan to make sure there are no improvised explosive devices planted by the BIFF.
Gapuz explained that once they ensure the security of the place, they will advice residents, who are currently in evacuation centers, to return to their homes.
Gapuz also advised citizens to be vigilant and to wait for their announcement before returning to their homes. (Kisses Jabson)