Pending guidelines, Balagtey said “Residents need to stay calm vigilant and cooperative in the government’s effort to secure the people and properties.”
A renewed call “And to immediately report to law enforcement units any suspicious-looking individual or activity in their vicinity,” he said.
Balagtey said all of their units remained to be on heightened alert after the incident in Marawi City.
” Security operations were intensified in urban areas of Eastern Mindanao particularly Davao City, General Santos City and Cagayan De Oro City to prevent diversionary attacks,” he said.
Balagtey said the EMC is taking the necessary measures to secure the maritime, coastal and land areas and mantain peace and order.