Number 1 most wanted CPP-NPA-NDF leader in Mindanao killed

Menandro Villanueva alias BOK, the longest-serving Secretary of Southern Mindanao Regional Committee (SMRC) was killed in an encounter against the troops under 1001st Infantry Brigade at Brgy. Libudon, Mabini, Davao de Oro on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Villanueva is also currently the Secretary of Komisyong Mindanao (KOMMID), Commanding Officer of the NPA’s National Operations Command… Continue reading Number 1 most wanted CPP-NPA-NDF leader in Mindanao killed

4ID troops rescue 4 minors in Surigao del Norte clash against CNTs

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Sunday, December 26, 2021, overran a CPP-NPA terrorist hideout in Barangay Magtangale, San Francisco, Surigao del Norte and rescued four minors. At around 11:30 AM, operating troops from the 30th Infantry engaged in a 30-minute firefight against roughly 30 fully armed CNTs operating in Surigao del Norte.… Continue reading 4ID troops rescue 4 minors in Surigao del Norte clash against CNTs

8 ex-rebels in Central Negros surrender through JLTF-ELCAC

On Sunday, December 26, 2021, eight former rebels from Central Negros surrendered at the Headquarters of the 62nd Infantry Battalion (62IB) in Barangay Libas, Isabela town, through the Joint Local Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (JLTF-ELCAC) and Local Peace Engagement Cluster. The event was graced by 303rd Brigade Commander Brigadier General Inocencio… Continue reading 8 ex-rebels in Central Negros surrender through JLTF-ELCAC

3ID destroys CNT firearms in demilitarization rites

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The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, in partnership with the 6th Forward Service Support Unit (6FSSU), destroyed captured, confiscated, surrendered, and recovered (CCSR) firearms of CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) in a demilitarization ceremony held at 6FSSU headquarters in Camp Martin, Delgado, Iloilo City on December 13, 2021. The cutting of firearms was led by 3ID Commander… Continue reading 3ID destroys CNT firearms in demilitarization rites

NTF-ELCAC’s farm-to-market road project to ease transport of agricultural goods in Antique

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) on December 15, 2021 will break ground a P20 million farm-to-market road (FMR) leading to Barangay Bulan-bulan in San Remigio, Antique, funded by its Barangay Development Program (BDP). According to Provincial Engineer Inocencio Dajao, once completed, the FMR will make it easier to transport… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC’s farm-to-market road project to ease transport of agricultural goods in Antique

3ID condemns continued human rights violations of CNTs

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division has criticized the CPP-NPA Terrorists’ (CNTs) continuous human rights violations and crimes, vowing to safeguard human rights for the 73rd International Human Rights Day on December 10, 2021. Maj. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, revealed the following human rights violations committed by communist-terrorists in October… Continue reading 3ID condemns continued human rights violations of CNTs

8 CNTs yield in Davao Occidental

Eight CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNT) voluntarily surrendered to the 73rd Infantry Battalion (73IB) at Barangay Sugal, Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, due to a lack of support from mass base sympathizers and increased combat operations by the soldiers. Members of a disbanded guerilla front were among the surrenderers, as were former… Continue reading 8 CNTs yield in Davao Occidental

Army troops overpower a CNT encampment, seizes explosives in Lanao del Sur

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On the early hours of December 5, 2021, operating forces of the 5th Infantry Battalion overran a CPP-NPA Terrorist (CNT) encampment in the hinterlands of Maguing, Lanao Del Sur, after an hour-long firefight. IEDs, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, and subversive documents, as well as six 20-liter containers of rice and other food items, were recovered by… Continue reading Army troops overpower a CNT encampment, seizes explosives in Lanao del Sur

Army foils planned CNT extortion in Zamboanga del Norte

Following an engagement in Polanco, Zamboanga Del Norte on December 1, combined forces of the Army’s 97th and 42nd Infantry Battalions recovered weaponry and supplies from CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs). In the hinterlands of Polanco town, troops engaged 15 CNTs near the border of barangays Melad and Linabo. The CNTs recovered live ammunition, various medical paraphernalia,… Continue reading Army foils planned CNT extortion in Zamboanga del Norte

Army neutralizes top CNT leader in Iloilo

The CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) were dealt another major blow on December 1 when the 3rd Infantry Division in Iloilo neutralized their top leader following an engagement in the Miag-ao hinterlands. As confirmed by police investigators, CNT leader Joven Ceralvo was identified as the ninth casualty in the December 1 clash between Army soldiers and an… Continue reading Army neutralizes top CNT leader in Iloilo