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Malacañang on 'ISIS-inspired' Cotabato blast: Do not speculate

Jan 01, 2019 - 8:18 PM

Chief Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr also tells the public to be more 'sober' in dealing with rumors and calls the incident an 'isolated case'

BLAST. Two people died while 34 were injured in an explosion in a mall in Cotabato City on December 31, 2018. Sourced photo

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Jan 01, 2019 - 7:49 PM

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PNP suspects ISIS-inspired local terror group behind Cotabato blast

Jan 01, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The Philippine National Police says bomb experts prevent a second bomb from exploding inside the mall

BOMB SITE. Police scour the area where a bomb exploded outside the South Seas Mall in Cotabato City Cotabato bombing on December  31, 2018. Rappler photo

7 hurt in another Cotabato blast

Dec 29, 2016 - 11:08 AM

It happens only days after a Christmas Eve explosion at nearby Midsayap town

Duterte visits Midsayap blast survivors on Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2016 - 10:50 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte distributes financial aid to the survivors and promises that the government will shoulder their hospital expenses

After an explosion left several civilians wounded in Midsyap, North Cotabato on Christmas Eve, President Rodrigo Duterte spent part of his Christmas Day visiting some of the victims at Anecito T. Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital. KIWI BULACLAC/ Presidential Photo

13 hurt in Christmas Eve blast in Midsayap, Cotabato

Dec 25, 2016 - 12:40 AM

UPDATED The blast strikes outside a church just as people are attending Christmas Eve mass

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Oct 01, 2015 - 7:45 PM

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Blast hits NGCP tower in North Cotabato

Jan 18, 2015 - 10:21 PM

The bomb attack topples a tower of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines causing a massive power outage in the province and Maguindanao

1 killed, 36 wounded in North Cotabato blast

Dec 31, 2014 - 6:11 PM

UPDATED The military says nails were seen in the X ray examination results of some victims indicating that these may have been a component in the improvised explosive device used in the attack

BLAST SCENE. Mlang, North Cotabato experiences another bomb blast on December 31, 2014. Photo courtesy of the North Cotabato Provincial Government

2 students hurt in Cotabato blast

Nov 20, 2014 - 8:57 PM

The students are from the Notre Dame RVM College of Cotabato Authorities have yet to identify the perpetrators and their motive

2 killed, 3 hurt in North Cotabato church blast

Oct 09, 2014 - 9:37 AM

Motorcycle riding men fire an M203 at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines in Pikit town during a church service