High-powered firearms recovered in Maguindanao

The continuing military operations in Maguindanao against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters has let to the recovery of high-powered firearms, the Philippine Army reported.

The encounter between the military and the BIFF in Brgy. Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao on October 7, 2018 resulted to the recover of two M14 rifles, two Garrand rifles, one M16.

The successful operation was a product of the focused and intensified military operations against the local terror groups in Central Mindanao, Major General Cirilito E. Sobejana, said.

“The 6th Infantry Division is committed to provide a safe and secured environment to all communities under our jurisdiction,” he said.

“Your cooperation and untiring support to fight against violent extremism will hasten our aspiration to achieved peace and development in Central Mindanao,” Major General Sobejana added.