Lamitan City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Lamitan City


8 inmates escape from Lamitan jail in Basilan

Jul 07, 2019 - 3:10 PM

The inmates are jailed for murder and violation of the Dangerous Drugs Act

JAIL BREAK. Eight inmates escape from the Lamitan City Jail in Basilan province on July 7, 2019. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

Carabao kills farmer in Basilan

Jul 28, 2017 - 7:33 PM

Lamitan City police discover the gored body of the victim a day after he was attacked by a carabao

BEAST OF BURDEN. A carabao allegedly gores to death a farmer in Lamitan City on July 27, 2017. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

Rescue teams rush to Basilan capital as floods hit villages

Mar 10, 2017 - 9:29 PM

The flooding caused by heavy rainfall affects 11 barangays in Lamitan City

RESCUE. Members of the Philippine National Police help people off a rescue boat. Photo by Richard Falcatan

Mother injured, daughter dead in Lamitan blast

Jan 15, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Witnesses say the mother and her 11 year old daughter were gathering coconuts for dinner when an improvised explosive device went off

IED blast strikes Lamitan City hall

Dec 31, 2016 - 12:10 AM

No injuries or casualties are reported in the blast

Lamitan fire razes 32 houses

Aug 04, 2013 - 3:30 PM

At least 45 families are affected

DISPLACED. An abandoned caused the fire that razed 32 homes. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

Grenade blast kills 1 in Basilan

Jul 17, 2013 - 9:59 AM

The explosion involved a fragmentation grenade which was set off at the house of Reynaldo delos Santos in Barangay Matibay at past 5 am

Explosion in Lamitan mayor's house injures 4

May 06, 2013 - 8:24 AM

An explosive device was thrown towards house of LP vice mayoral bet Roderick Furigay

3 soldiers killed in Basilan ambush

Oct 13, 2012 - 9:55 PM

Unidentified gunmen kill 3 soldiers in Lamitan City