Terrorist killed during 75IB collision with CPP-NPA-Terrorists

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On December 23, 2020, soldiers from the 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion fought CPP-NPA-Terrorists (CNT) at Sitio Kabalawan, Barangay Anahaw Daan, Tago, Surigao del Sur. Around 5:00 p.m., more than ten CNTs from Guerilla Front 19, North Eastern Mindanao Regional Committee, engaged in combat. One CNT member was killed in the conflict, and one AK47 rifle,… Continue reading Terrorist killed during 75IB collision with CPP-NPA-Terrorists

6 BIFF members surrender in Maguindanao

Photo: 6th Infantry Division - Kampilan

A new batch of six Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) combatants on December 28, 2020 withdrew their membership from BIFF, an extremist group affiliated with the Karialan faction, and surrendered to the 90th Infantry (BIGKIS LAHI) Battalion and Pagalungan Municipal Station in Pagalungan, Maguindanao. In a humble ceremony at Municipal Hall, Brgy. Poblacion, Pagalungan town,… Continue reading 6 BIFF members surrender in Maguindanao

Soldiers in Sultan Kudarat drop leaflets in NPA-affected areas in time for Christmas

Photo: 37IB - Conqueror Battalion

Troops from the 37th Infantry “Conqueror” Battalion dropped leaflets by air in Communist Terrorist Group-affected communities in the far-flung barangays of Kalamansig, and Palimbang, both of Sultan Kudarat, on December 27, 2020. The pamphlets provided pertinent information on government initiatives that NPA members and supporters who lay down their firearms and live normal lives might… Continue reading Soldiers in Sultan Kudarat drop leaflets in NPA-affected areas in time for Christmas

Army seized CNTs’ hideout in Iloilo in the midst of the Yuletide season

Photo: 301st Infantry Bayanihan Brigade

Members of the Communist NPA Terrorist (CNTs) were encountered by the Army’s 61st Infantry (Hunter) Battalion, 3ID, Philippine Army at Brgy. Tigmarabo, Miagao, Iloilo on December 26, 2020 at around 1:00 PM. The firefight occurred while troops from the 61IB Philippine Army were conducting a community security patrol in the hinterland barangays to ensure a… Continue reading Army seized CNTs’ hideout in Iloilo in the midst of the Yuletide season

2 communist terrorists yielded in South Cotabato to end their armed campaign

Two members of the Communist Terrorist Group on December 26, 2020 opted to terminate their armed struggle and surrender to the troops of the Joint Task Force Central. “Abraham Arida, a.k.a. Tantan, and Bryan Dusa, a.k.a. Bornok, both members of the Platoon Central, Guerilla Front Musa, Far South Mindanao Region submitted themselves to the troops of the… Continue reading 2 communist terrorists yielded in South Cotabato to end their armed campaign

ASG member return to the fold of law in Tawi-Tawi

Western Mindanao Command (WesMinCom) Commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr. claimed on Thursday that a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group/kidnap-for-ransom group surrendered to the military in Tawi-Tawi. “Barri Lakibol, a.k.a. Barley Badeng/Otoh Itom/Robin, 44, married, and a resident of Barangay Silubog, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, laid down his arms at the headquarters of the Marine Battalion… Continue reading ASG member return to the fold of law in Tawi-Tawi

Military troops precludes CPP-NPA’s plan to commemorate their 52nd founding anniversary in Sultan Kudarat

The 6th Infantry (KAMPILAN) Division, led by Major General Juvymax R. Uy, Joint Task Force Central Commander, prevented hundreds of New People’s Army – Communist Party of the Philippines members from the Far South Mindanao Region (FSMR) from commemorating their 52nd founding anniversary in the hinterlands of Mt. Lumuton in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat on December… Continue reading Military troops precludes CPP-NPA’s plan to commemorate their 52nd founding anniversary in Sultan Kudarat

2 NPAs killed, firearms seized in a clash against gov’t forces during Christmas Eve

Elements of the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry (Lapu-Lapu) Battalion stumbled upon remnants of the Southeast Front, Komiteng Rehiyon Negros, Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor (SEF, KR – NCBS) at Sitio Libjo, Barangay Napacao, Siaton, Negros Oriental on Thursday, December 24, 2020. The incident occurred after government forces received information about the presence of Communist NPA Terrorists (CNTs)… Continue reading 2 NPAs killed, firearms seized in a clash against gov’t forces during Christmas Eve

NPA official with high rank falls in Negros Occidental

The Army’s 15th Infantry (Molave Warrior) Battalion apprehended and arrested on December 22, 2020 a high-ranking NPA official in Barangay Camindangan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Radino Giltendez Villacarillo, 43, was seized by the 15 IB troopers and the Philippine National Police Joint Law Enforcement Security Operations. He goes by the identities Romil G. Villacarillo, Poldo, Rading,… Continue reading NPA official with high rank falls in Negros Occidental

Military overruns CTG lair in Sultan Kudarat

Forces from the Joint Task Force Central overran on December 22, 2020 a Communist Terrorist Group lair in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat, according to the WestMinCom Commander. “Our troops from the 63rd Division Reconnaissance Company under the 6th Infantry Division were conducting combat operation at Lumoton Mountain Range in Kalamansig when they discovered a Communist Terrorist… Continue reading Military overruns CTG lair in Sultan Kudarat