TORNADO One of the houses gutted by fire in Barangay 40, Bacolod City, yesterday*
( Ding Flores photo )

10 of 14 relieved
cops from Hinigaran

Almost one-third of the entire police force of the Hinigaran Police Station in Negros Occidental, have been relieved for alleged drug links, police records show.

Ten of the 14 police non-commissioned officers in Negros Occidental re-assigned to the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao Police Regional Office, were from the Hinigaran Police Sation.

Their relief took effect November 28. . moremoremore

City fire leaves 142 homeless

Billowing smoke from a huge blaze, cries of children, and sirens of firetrucks and ambulances, awakened residents of Purok Bagong Katilingan in Barangay 40, Bacolod City, at about 4:55 a.m. yesterday.

Sally Abelarde, Bacolod City social welfare officer, said 142 individuals, including owners, renters, boarders and sharers were left homeless by fire, as of 4:40 p.m. yesterday.

Of the 20 houses hit by fire, 17 were destroyed, among them a boarding house, and three were damaged, Abelarde said. moremoremore


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NegOr crafts anti-terror
threat contingency plan

The Joint Task Group Maritime Safety and Security of Negros Oriental has finalized its “Oplan Kontra-Dukot” anti-terror threat contingency plan, following reported potential terrorist and kidnap-for-ransom activities in the Visayas.

Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo sits as chairman of the task group while Lt. Junior Grade Donna Liza Ramacho, Coast Guard Dumaguete Station commander, was named the task group commander.

Ramacho said yesterday that “Oplan Kontra-Dukot” (or Oplan Anti-Kidnapping) defines the concepts and operational procedures for the Task Group to ensure maritime safety and security of seafarers, particularly foreign and local tourists, in view of potential terror threat posed by extremist groups such as kidnap-for-ransom and bombings.