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9 die in Negros Occidental ambush

DEAD SPOT The bodies of nine people, including a policeman, lay on the ground and on the truck after they were ambushed  by heavily armed men in La Castellana town in Negros Occidental. Nine others were reportedly wounded. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PNP

Gunmen hiding in a sugarcane field ambushed early Sunday a truckload of policemen and village guards, killing nine and wounding nine others in a hinterland village at La Castellana town, 28 kilometers south of here.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mt. Kanlaon temporarily closed to trekkers in wake of tremor

Mount Kanlaon, an active volcano, has been declared temporarily closed to mountaineers after large cracks, believed to have been caused by Monday’s 6.9-magnitude earthquake, were observed at its crater and land surfaces, a local official said yesterday.

Posted: February 11th, 2012 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »