JTF Central’s stepped-up operations forced 7 more terrorists to surrender in Sultan Kudarat

Due to the increased military operations and peace processes used by government troops in Sultan Kudarat, seven terror group members have abandoned their violent fight. Four members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction (BIFF-KF), two members of the Communist Terrorist Group’s Guerilla Front-73 (GF-73), and one member of the Daulah Islamiyah-Hassan Group (DI-HG) were… Continue reading JTF Central’s stepped-up operations forced 7 more terrorists to surrender in Sultan Kudarat

Philippine Army’s 6IB troops neutralized BIFF leader in Maguindanao

The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Karialan Faction’s 4th Division Commander and Chief of Staff perished in a fight with the 6th Infantry Battalion of Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) forces in Brgy. Ganta, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao on December 26, 2021. Residents reported an armed presence in the area, prompting the forces to launch… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 6IB troops neutralized BIFF leader in Maguindanao

14 BIFF members yield in Maguindanao

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Fourteen extremists from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF)’s Bungos faction surrendered to the 57th Infantry Battalion’s headquarters in Barangay Mirab, Upi, Maguindanao on December 3, 2021. Government forces confiscated 12 high-powered guns and five explosives from the 14 surrenderers. Since January of this year, Joint Task Force Central has enabled the surrender of approximately 300… Continue reading 14 BIFF members yield in Maguindanao

Army neutralizes new Daulah Islamiya leader, four followers in Maguindanao

In an early morning shootout at Barangay Dabenayan, Mamasapano, Maguindanao, Army troops neutralized Daulah Islamiya’s (DI) new leader, who specializes in IED fabrication and bomb-making, and four of his subordinates. Salahudin Hasan and his wife, who functioned as the terror group’s financial officer, were killed in an encounter with Army troops on October 29 in… Continue reading Army neutralizes new Daulah Islamiya leader, four followers in Maguindanao

Local terrorist neutralized in Maguindanao encounter

In the early hours of December 1, 2021, the military and members of the Daulah Islamiyah-Tureife Group engaged in combat. At Sitio Ulangkaya, Barangay Ganta, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao, soldiers and intelligence operatives from the Joint Task Force Central were on patrol when they came across the enemies. “Upon arrival in the area, troops were… Continue reading Local terrorist neutralized in Maguindanao encounter

Military foils Daulah Islamiyah’s terror plots in South Cotabato

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Troops from the Joint Task Force Central foiled terror plots and confiscated explosives in South Cotabato. on July 24, 2021. According to Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command, soldiers were conducting focused military operations when they encountered undetermined number of Daulah Islamiyah-Maguid Group members under Jaiden Jade Nilong, a.k.a. Aliboy, in… Continue reading Military foils Daulah Islamiyah’s terror plots in South Cotabato