7 NPA rebels surrender in Davao del Norte

The 10th Infantry Division (10ID) claimed in a statement Wednesday that seven guerrillas from the communist terrorist New People’s Army, including two minors, surrendered to the 60th Infantry Battalion (60IB) in Davao del Norte, carrying with them four high-powered firearms. They are all members of the Weakened Guerilla Front (WGF) 3, Sub Regional Committee (SRC)… Continue reading 7 NPA rebels surrender in Davao del Norte

6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, said that six (6) New People’s Army (NPA) combatants were killed in two separate clashes in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte. According to reports, the NPA was confronted in its hideout by the 1st Special Forces Battalion (1SFBn) under the operational supervision of… Continue reading 6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

2 NPA members peacefully surrender aboard Philippine Navy vessel

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The Naval Forces Central through Naval Task Group 2 deployed at Joint Task Force Storm area of responsibility, together with 63rd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army and Naval Intelligence Service Unit – Central successfully organized the peaceful surrender of two members of the CPP-NPA-Terrorists (CNTs) aboard the Philippine Navy Vessel BRP Alfredo Peckson (PC372)… Continue reading 2 NPA members peacefully surrender aboard Philippine Navy vessel

Army intercepts CTG war material, kills two CNTs in less than a week

Dealing another blow to the CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs), government troops seized their war material in an Army-PNP joint law enforcement operation on Friday evening in Brgy. Pianing, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. The 65th Infantry Battalion, the 75th Infantry Battalion, the Butuan City Police Office Station 4 (BCPS4), and the Butuan City Mobile Force Company… Continue reading Army intercepts CTG war material, kills two CNTs in less than a week

Former high-ranking NPA terrorist surrenders in Zamboanga del Sur

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

In a simple activity held at the Governor’s Office in Zamboanga Motors, Pagadian City on August 20, 2021, a former high-ranking member of the CPP-NPA surrendered and was presented to Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC) Chairperson and Governor Victor J. Yu. Alias Marlon, the Communist-NPA Terrorist (CNT)… Continue reading Former high-ranking NPA terrorist surrenders in Zamboanga del Sur

TFBL Chair assures completion of halfway houses for FRs in VISCOM provinces within PRRD’s term

Photo courtesy of DND

Halfway houses for former rebels (FRs) in the provinces within the area of operations of the Visayas Command (VISCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will all be completed within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. This was the assurance given by Department of National Defense Undersecretary Reynaldo B. Mapagu, Task Force Balik-Loob… Continue reading TFBL Chair assures completion of halfway houses for FRs in VISCOM provinces within PRRD’s term

Task force chief encourages continued demilitarization of FRs’ surrendered firearms

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Department of National Defense (DND) Undersecretary Reynaldo B. Mapagu, who heads Task Force Balik-Loob (TFBL), encouraged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to continue demilitarizing the firearms surrendered by former communist terrorist group members when they returned to the fold of the government. Demilitarization is the process of destroying firearms to make them unusable by cutting… Continue reading Task force chief encourages continued demilitarization of FRs’ surrendered firearms

NPA fighter surrenders, hands over his firearm in Aurora in order to ‘peacefully live’ with his family

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A member of the New People’s Army’s (NPA) Militia ng Bayan (MB) freely surrendered and handed over his firearm to military authorities in Aurora on Saturday afternoon. Lt. Col. Reandrew P. Rubio, commanding officer of the Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry (Sinagtala) Battalion (91IB), stated on Sunday that in Aurora this year, a total of 38… Continue reading NPA fighter surrenders, hands over his firearm in Aurora in order to ‘peacefully live’ with his family

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

Duterte reiterates appeal for CPP-NPA to surrender, hand up weapons, claiming that their ideology has become obsolete

President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his appeal for communist rebels to capitulate and hand over their weapons, claiming that their ideology is no longer relevant. Duterte, in a pre-recorded Talk of the People on Monday, ordered members of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), to… Continue reading Duterte reiterates appeal for CPP-NPA to surrender, hand up weapons, claiming that their ideology has become obsolete