Soldiers nab 4 armed men after firefight in San Fernando’s mountain barangay

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A squad of the Philippine Army assigned to secure San Fernando’s hinterland villages in the election engaged in a firefight with armed civilians four days before the May 13 polls. Soldiers of the…

Gov’t soldiers after suspected rebels who fled from Mabinay encounter

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Central Command (Centcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is now conducting a hot pursuit operation against suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) following an encounter with the…

City Council seeks list of firefighting equipment

Nestle L. Semilla 01/09/2018

AS THEY commended all the fire departments, firefighters and government agencies that helped in putting out the Metro Ayala fire, members of Cebu City Council are also requesting the Cebu City Fire Department to list their on-service…

Backhoe operators nabbed for allegedly stealing shoes during firefight operation

Benjie B. Talisic 01/06/2018

CEBU CITY-Two backhoe operators were arrested by Ayala Center Cebu security guards while working to put out the fire at the Metro department store in Ayala Center Cebu on Saturday morning. Arnel Villarta, 39, and Edwin Sarabia,…

Replicating Bohol’s vigilance

Ricky Poca 04/24/2017

Central Visayas had always been known as a peaceful and progressive region, envied by many for its economic growth rate that only a few in the country can rival. But that peace had been disrupted by the…

Nine killed in firefight between govt forces and suspected members of Abu Sayyaf

Doris C. Bongcac 04/11/2017

CEBU CITY—Five suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), three soldiers and one policeman were reported to have been killed in the ongoing firefight in the mountain village of Napo, Inabanga town, Bohol province. This was…

Residents told to abandon homes amid ongoing firefight

Doris C. Bongcac 04/11/2017

CEBU CITY–The Inabanga municipal government has ordered a forced evacuation of residents in Barangay Napo due to the ongoing gun battle between government troopers and armed men believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf Group. Frank…

Armed men sighted in Bohol town; Firefight with govt troops ongoing

Leo Udtohan 04/11/2017

INABANGA, Bohol-There was an ongoing firefight between joint police and military team and at least 10 armed men on board two separate bancas in Barangay Napo, Inabanga town, Bohol. Superintendent George Vale, head of Police Community Relations…

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