Communists lose ground, supplies in Zamboanga del Sur

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Troops of the 97th Infantry Battalion (97IB) came into close contact with around 20 members of the communist terrorist group (CTG) in Purok 3, Brgy. Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday afternoon, August 25, 2021. One rucksack, communist NPA terrorist (CNT) journals, varied foodstuff, medical apparatus, medicine, one electric circuit tester, and the terrorists’… Continue reading Communists lose ground, supplies in Zamboanga del Sur

Wounded soldier receives medal after clash against CTGs in Zamboanga del Norte

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The Wounded Personnel Medal was pinned to Pfc. John Mark P. Grande of the 97th Infantry Battalion on Thursday (August 19, 2021) at the Kuta Major Cesar L Sang-an Station Hospital by Maj. Gen. Gene M. Ponio, the 1st Infantry Division Commander. After an incident with more than 12 members of the communist terrorist group… Continue reading Wounded soldier receives medal after clash against CTGs in Zamboanga del Norte

NPA leader in Zamboanga del Norte surrenders due to exhaustion, starvation, sleep deprivation

A high-ranking member of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the military in the province of Zamboanga del Norte due to exhaustion, starvation, and lack of sleep. After surrendering to the combined troops of the 97th Infantry Battalion (97IB) and the 42nd Infantry Battalion (42IB) in Sitio Tungilawan, Barangay Bagumbayan in the town of… Continue reading NPA leader in Zamboanga del Norte surrenders due to exhaustion, starvation, sleep deprivation

Army, NPA clash anew in Zambo Norte

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The 97th Infantry Battalion battled undetermined numbers of the communist terrorist group in So. Kumangoy, Brgy. Carupay, Katipunan, Zamboanga del Norte, Friday afternoon, July 30. The 10-minute firefight with the elements of the Guerilla Front-BBC and Regional leadership of the Western Mindanao Regional Party Committee (WMRPC) incurred no casualties on the government side while the… Continue reading Army, NPA clash anew in Zambo Norte