Three persons were hurt when a grenade exploded Tuesday morning at a public market in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, an official said.
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The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter denied on Sunday that it has a gun keeper in their group as claimed earlier by police authorities.
A military spokesperson on Thursday said that the two alleged couriers of the bomb that went off prematurely killing them in Pikit town, North Cotabato have close ties with Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter.
Organizers of the Palarong Pambansa 2015 selected peace as the main theme of the games, “since it has always been the perpetual issue in the Mindanao region.”
The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter claimed it suffered two casualties during the early dawn Sunday’s clash with PNP-SAF at Barangay Tukanalipao, Mamasapano town in Maguindanao.
A bomb prematurely went off Tuesday night near a convenient store at Barangay Poblacion, Pikit town, North Cotabato apparently killing the two alleged bombers carrying the explosives while onboard a motorcycle, a military spokesperson said.
According to MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal, the clash was triggered by lack of coordination on the SAF operation.
The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) confirmed that it killed at least 15 out of the 45 members of the elite Philippine National Police Special Action Forces in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao on early dawn Sunday.
Muslims across Mindanao condemned as blasphemous the cover of the controversial French weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo showing a weeping prophet Muhammad holding up a sign saying “Je suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”).
Human rights group Karapatan said there are 491 political prisoners in the country, 220 of whom were arrested under the Aquino administration.