Chronology of Zambo standoff
Bebot Sison Jr., Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) - September 10, 2013 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The following is the chronology of events in the Zamboanga City standoff according to the Philippine National Police (PNP):

Sept 8, 10:30 p.m. – Zamboanga City Police Office personnel arrest two armed suspected Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels in a fishpond in Barangay Rio Hondo, Zamboanga City. The suspects are taken to ZCPO for investigation.

11:30 p.m. – Special Action Force (SAF) personnel are deployed amid the reported presence of 30 armed men in the same barangay.

Sept. 9, 5 a.m. – SAF personnel deployed in Sta. Barbara engage armed men in a firefight.

7 a.m. – Four armed men are arrested in the Zamboanga City public market.

10:30 a.m. – Four mortar rounds are fired by suspected MNLF members in Brgy. Sta. Barbara.

11:02 a.m. – Casualties based on reports of PNP  Region 9 (Western Mindanao): 6 dead (1 PNP; 1 AFP and 4 civilians), 14 wounded (3 PNP; 7 AFP, 4 civilians)

11:41 a.m. – Around 200 civilians are trapped in Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City.               

 

BARANGAY RIO HONDO BRGY CITY MORO NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE SPECIAL ACTION FORCE WESTERN MINDANAO ZAMBOANGA CITY ZAMBOANGA CITY POLICE OFFICE
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