ILIGAN CITY, Philippines – Elenito Galido, the bishop of a diocese that welcomed thousands of evacuees from the war-torn city of Marawi, passed away on Tuesday, December 5.
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Military operations in Marawi City have ended, but the anguish has not ebbed for widows Mary Jane Apao and Minhati Madrais who come from both sides of the war.
The government is optimistic it can complete the construction of 500 to 600 temporary shelters for Marawi evacuees December 15 despite constant heavy rain that made the undertaking a challenge.
A member of the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion was killed in an encounter with the New People’s Army (NPA) in a Misamis Oriental town on Sunday, November 12.
“This is the positive result of martial law, people now have discipline. That’s why it should be continued,” says Police Superintendent Ebra M. Moxsir
The widow of Omar Maute, Minhati Madrais, was given 10 days beginning Tuesday, November 7, to find her own legal counsel before authorities would begin questioning after she was arrested over the weekend.
Authorities here arrested the wife of one of the leaders of Maute group in Barangay Tubod, Sunday morning.
A former barangay councilor in Kapatagan town in Lanao del Norte was shot dead by a lone gunman Friday night, November 3.
Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard wave goodbye to their comrades in Iligan City as they sail away from the port area back to their base in Luzon on Wednesday, November 1. (More…) (Divina M. Suson/davaotoday.com)
Members of the Philippine Coast Guard have arrived at their headquarters in Luzon Friday morning, November 3 after a five-month tour of duty in Marawi City. The PCG left the port area here on Wednesday afternoon November 1.