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5 NPA rebels surrender in Zambo Norte

5 NPA rebels surrender in Zambo Norte

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Five New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered to authorities amid the continuing military offensives against communist guerrillas in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, officials said Wednesday. The five NPA surrenderers have turned over eight anti-tank improvised explosives, a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) and a caliber .30 M1 Garand rifle when they...

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6 Communist rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat

6 Communist rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat

Six members of the defunct Guerilla Front 73 of the communist terrorist group surfaced here to lay down their arms on Friday (Nov 30). Ka Loloy, 50, a resident of Esperanza town, brought another five of his comrades, to support the peace initiatives of the national government. “We have learned about the social benefits of...

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Bombing attacks foil in Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat

Bombing attacks foil in Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat

Troops of 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion and 90th Infantry Battalion foiled improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in Sultan Kudarat and Maguindanao, respectively, last Saturday @(November 24, 2018). At about 5:00 p.m., the troops of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion responded to an unattended baggage after a concerned citizen reported that he saw a cellphone with...

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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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Suspect in Isulan bombing killed in Maguindanao

Suspect in Isulan bombing killed in Maguindanao

A notorious bomber of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was neutralized this morning at around 2:00 o’clock, October 6, 2018. Norodin Taib was killed during the conduct of support to law enforcement operation of the combined troops of 601st Infantry Brigade at vicinity Sitio Lab, Brgy Kuloy, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. While the troops were...