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BARMM Gov’t to provide immediate aid for Marawi City bombing victims

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government will provide both immediate and financial assistance to the victims of today’s bombing incident in Marawi City.
On Sunday, December 3, Major General Gabriel Viray III of the first Infantry Division in Marawi City announced that there were more than 46 casualties recorded, including 11 deaths, subsequent to the horrendous bombing at Dimaporo Gymnasium, Mindanao State University-Marawi (MSU).
The Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD), and other concerned BARMM agencies are currently collaborating with Amai Pakpak Medical Center and officials from the national and local governments to assess the needs of the victims and identify other forms of help the Bangsamoro Gov’t could provide.
Furthermore, the BARMM Gov’t vowed to shoulder the hospital and burial expenses of all the victims.
In the released statement of Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim, he emphasized that the transitional government fosters upholding peace and understanding in the entire Bangsamoro region, following the recent bombing.
“We stand firm and united against any form of violence and extremism that threatens the peace and harmony of our society,” CM Ebrahim stated.
“The Bangsamoro Government is fully committed to supporting and cooperating with the investigative agencies to ensure that those responsible are held accountable for their wicked actions,” he added.
The Chief Minister then urged the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation, saying, “to swiftly bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice.”
He also encouraged the Bangsamoro people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities or personalities to the proper authorities.
“Let us reject violence and all forms of extremism and work tirelessly towards a future where safety, justice, and tolerance prevail,” Ebrahim highlighted.
Likewise, the Bangsamoro Gov’t extends its condolences to the bereaved and commiserates with the peace-loving people of Marawi City. (Johamin Inok/BIO)


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