Terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group member caught with IED hidden in a sack of charcoal

The CIDG Zamboanga City Field Unit operatives on December 22, 2021 led a combined operation to execute a search warrant on the home of Tony Asmun y Burah a.k.a. Itum, a 57-year-old male in Barangay Kasanyangan, Zamboanga City. The CIDG Basilan PFU, CIDG RFU 9, NICA 9, 904th RMFB, TSC-RMFB, TFZ, MBLT 11 (Phil Marines),… Continue reading Terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group member caught with IED hidden in a sack of charcoal

JTF Tawi-Tawi, Sitangkai LGU launches comprehensive ‘Bayanihan’ program

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Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi together with the local government of Sitangkai launched the all-in-one “Bayanihan” program on September 10, 2021. School bags, relief packs, and hygiene kits were distributed to residents of Barangay Pangguan of the said municipality by Col. Romeo Racadio, Commander of JTF Tawi-Tawi, along with other officers of the said unit, barangay… Continue reading JTF Tawi-Tawi, Sitangkai LGU launches comprehensive ‘Bayanihan’ program

Abu Sayyaff Group member yields to Marine troops in Sulu

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On Monday, December 28, 2020, another member of the recognized terrorist group Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) surrendered to Marine soldiers from Marine Battalion Landing Team-1 of Naval Task Group Sulu/ 4th Marine Brigade in Panamao, Sulu. Akri Bauddin Abdulhamsi, who was purportedly linked to the late ASG Sub-leader Hairula Abduraja, was recognized by Marine Intelligence… Continue reading Abu Sayyaff Group member yields to Marine troops in Sulu