7 NPA rebels surrender in Davao del Norte

The 10th Infantry Division (10ID) claimed in a statement Wednesday that seven guerrillas from the communist terrorist New People’s Army, including two minors, surrendered to the 60th Infantry Battalion (60IB) in Davao del Norte, carrying with them four high-powered firearms. They are all members of the Weakened Guerilla Front (WGF) 3, Sub Regional Committee (SRC)… Continue reading 7 NPA rebels surrender in Davao del Norte

2 NPA fighters killed in Surigao Sur clash — 36IB

According to the Cantilan Municipal Police Station, two New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents were killed in an encounter in Surigao del Sur on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The conflict occurred at 5 PM in the mountainous terrain of Sitio Agsam, Barangay Cabas-an in Cantilan. “The 36th Infantry Battalion (36IB) of the Army informed this police… Continue reading 2 NPA fighters killed in Surigao Sur clash — 36IB

Philippine Army’s 5ID unearth NPA anti-personnel mine ‘factory’ in Cagayan

After conducting airstrikes against the insurgents, the military uncovered a New People’s Army (NPA) bunker in Barangay Dungeg, Sta. Teresita, Cagayan, where the rebels had been manufacturing anti-personnel mines. According to Maj. Jekyll Dulawan, a spokesperson for the 5th Infantry Division (5ID), troops on a reconnaissance patrol encountered about 40 NPA fighters, resulting in a… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 5ID unearth NPA anti-personnel mine ‘factory’ in Cagayan

NPA militant killed in Surigao clash

In Tago, Surigao del Sur, a New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed in a clash with military authorities on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The Army’s 75th Infantry Battalion claimed in a report on Wednesday that at around noon, military forces engaged five rebels in a five-minute firefight in Km. 22, Barangay Caras-an. The encounter… Continue reading NPA militant killed in Surigao clash

6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, said that six (6) New People’s Army (NPA) combatants were killed in two separate clashes in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte. According to reports, the NPA was confronted in its hideout by the 1st Special Forces Battalion (1SFBn) under the operational supervision of… Continue reading 6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

BIFF rebels behind Maguindanao explosion — Army, Datu Piang LGU

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The outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have been blamed by the military and local officials for an explosion at a town plaza in Datu Piang, Maguindanao on Saturday, September 18, 2021, that injured eight people. “The improvised bomb used by the perpetrators were similar to those that were used by the BIFF,” said Lt.… Continue reading BIFF rebels behind Maguindanao explosion — Army, Datu Piang LGU

Village leaders in Southern Leyte entice 4 rebels to surrender

According to the Philippine Army on Monday, village leaders in Sogod town, Southern Leyte, were instrumental in the recent surrender of four members of the New People’s Army (NPA). The Barangay Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict in San Francisco Mabuhay village, according to the Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade, persuaded the four NPA… Continue reading Village leaders in Southern Leyte entice 4 rebels to surrender

Local chief executives hand over 72 loose firearms to gov’t forces in Cotabato

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Local chief executives yielded more loose firearms to the security forces in Cotabato on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The campaign against the proliferation of loose firearms in Cotabato resulted in the surrender of 72 high-powered and low-powered firearms in the municipalities of Banisilan, Pigcawayan, and Midsayap, thanks to the combined efforts of the 34th Infantry… Continue reading Local chief executives hand over 72 loose firearms to gov’t forces in Cotabato

Philippine Army’s 18IB stenciled 229 loose, unregistered firearms in Basilan

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The 18th Infantry Battalion, in partnership with the Tipo-Tipo local government unit in Basilan, facilitated the ceremonial stenciling and inventory of 229 varied loose and unregistered firearms on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The ceremonial stenciling and inventory was organized by Lt. Col. Egverr Jonathan Abutin, Battalion Commander of 18IB, and Tipo-Tipo Mayor Arcam Istarul at… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 18IB stenciled 229 loose, unregistered firearms in Basilan

3 BIFF members surrender, hand over weaponry to Philippine Army’s 92IB

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Three more members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters surrendered and gave over their rifles to forces from the 92nd Infantry Battalion on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Brig. Gen. Ignatius Patrimonio, Commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, received them in Old Capitol, Barangay Satan, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. The former violent extremists known as a.k.a.… Continue reading 3 BIFF members surrender, hand over weaponry to Philippine Army’s 92IB