North Cotabato/ Sultan Kudarat

In North Cotabato (as of May 15, 2012)

Peace-Keeping Force to mediate the conflict in Carmen, North Cotabato

Joint forces of GPH-MILF sent a peace-keeping force to settle the conflict in Sitio Katian, Brgy. Tonganon Carmen, North Cotabato after the recent clash of two conflicting parties at the said barangay on May 13, 2012 which lasted for 20 minutes. Said conflict is between Commander Tarzan of MILF and Commander Teo of MNLF which started on March 23, 2012. The two is fighting over land territory at the said barangay.

Due to this, 51 households were burned which resulted to the displacement of 342 families or 1,710 individuals who evacuated at nearby evacuation centers (barangay hall, multi-purpose hall,Tonganon Elementary School). LGU and DSWD have provided relief assistance to the affected families.

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