4 BIFF members surrender as Army’s ‘relentless focused’ military operations intensified

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Four members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters surrendered in Maguindanao on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. “Due to the relentless focused military operations of our troops in central Mindanao, most of the terrorists are already starving hence they choose to surrender,” said Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command. According to the… Continue reading 4 BIFF members surrender as Army’s ‘relentless focused’ military operations intensified

Civilians in Maguindanao condemns BIFF, violent extremism in the province

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Residents of a conflict-affected community in Maguindanao have repudiated the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and the path of violent extremism cultivated by the terror group, according to the military in Maguindanao. The people of Barangay Pagatin, Datu Salibo, have withdrawn any support for the violent extremists, according to Lt. Col. Charlie Banaag, commander of… Continue reading Civilians in Maguindanao condemns BIFF, violent extremism in the province

Dawlah Islamiya leader slain, 2 arrested in a law enforcement operation in Maguindanao

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During a law enforcement operation in Maguindanao on Sunday, a leader of the local terrorist group Dawlah Islamiya (DI) was slain, while two others were apprehended, according to the military. During the focused military operation on Saturday, Lt. Colonel Benjamin Cadiente, commanding officer of the Army’s 33rd Infantry Battalion (IB), identified a slain terrorist leader… Continue reading Dawlah Islamiya leader slain, 2 arrested in a law enforcement operation in Maguindanao

Disgruntled BIFF terrorists yield in Maguindanao

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Three members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Frighters laid down their arms and returned to the folds of the law on July 16, 2021. According to Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command, around 3:30 p.m. Friday, the three surrendered to the 57th Infantry Battalion and handed over one M1 Garand rifle… Continue reading Disgruntled BIFF terrorists yield in Maguindanao

6 BIFF members surrender in Maguindanao

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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