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Honest soldier returns bag with money, jewelry

Honest soldier returns bag with money, jewelry

Soldiers have nothing but praise for their colleague who returned a bag containing a huge amount of money and jewelry items left by the roadside Tuesday by a traveling couple in Pagalungan, Maguindanao. Maj. Arvin John Encinas, Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) spokesperson, identified the honest soldier as S/Sgt. Algem Obelidon, a member of the...

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5 more Reds yield to Marines in Sultan Kudarat

5 more Reds yield to Marines in Sultan Kudarat

Some five New Peoples’ Army (NPA) members operating in the mountains of Kalamansig town, Sultan Kudarat, voluntarily surrendered to the Philippine Marines on Tuesday. Col. Eugenio Hernandez, 1st Marine Brigade commander, said Wednesday the rebels voluntarily surrendered to the Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT-2) based in Kalamansig town. The five, including three minors, are members...

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Six BIFF rebels surrender in Maguindanao

Six BIFF rebels surrender in Maguindanao

Six fully armed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) rebels have decided to abandon their comrades in the Liguasan Marsh at 8:30 in the morning on October 10, 2018. Mama Abdul @ Lapu-lapu and five others have surrendered to 33rd Infantry Battalion led by Lt. Colonel Harold M. Cabunoc in Brgy Midconding, General SK Pendatun, Maguindanao....

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Troops recover improvised bombs in Maguindanao

Troops recover improvised bombs in Maguindanao

Government troops have safely recovered two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at separate places in Maguindanao. The first improvised bomb was recovered by the troops of Bravo Company of 90th Infantry Battalion and Guindulungan Municipal Police in Sitio Pansol, Barangay Macasampen, Guindulungan, Maguindanao at around 10:00 o’clock in the evening on October 9, 2018. Recovered were...

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War between MILF, military ‘over’: AFP chief

War between MILF, military ‘over’: AFP chief

The decades-old armed fighting days between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are over. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr. made this remark in a visit on Saturday to Camp Darapanan, the MILF’s main encampment situated in Barangay Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. Some 6,000 MILF...