Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

The Army here said civilians in conflict-affected area in Maguindanao are helping the government clear their communities of improvised bombs supposedly planted by an ISIS-inspired group.

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Bombing plunges parts of Cotabato, Maguindanao into darkness

Bombing plunges parts of Cotabato, Maguindanao into darkness

Unidentified men bombed a steel tower of National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) in North Cotabato and plunged parts of the province, Cotabato City and Maguindanao in darkness at about 11 p.m. Tuesday, the firm said.

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100 IS militants spotted in Buldon, Maguindanao – MILF

100 IS militants spotted in  Buldon, Maguindanao - MILF

President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim of around 100 fully-armed Islamic State-inspired militants being sighted in hinterlands of Buldon, Maguindanao had been verified, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said on Friday.

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Damn if you do, damn if you don’t

Take the case of Mayor Samsudin Dimaukom of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao who, along with eight others, including five armed bodyguards, were killed in a firefight in Makilala, North Cotabato on October 28, 2016. Dimaukom was supposedly linked to illegal drugs.

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