14 BIFF combatants surrender in Midsayap, North Cotabato

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On January 6, 2022, 14 Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) fighters surrendered to Joint Task Force Central forces in Barangay Salunayan, Midsayap, Cotabato. The surrender, according to Major General Juvymax Uy, is part of the 6th Infantry Division’s effort to put an end to violent extremism in Central Mindanao before President Rodrigo Duterte’s term ends.… Continue reading 14 BIFF combatants surrender in Midsayap, North Cotabato

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

Philippine Army’s 6ID conduct relief operations in Negros Occidental

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In response to the needs of survivors of Typhoon Odette, the 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division, in collaboration with various local government units, stakeholders, the private sector, and the people of Central Mindanao, launched a major humanitarian assistance and relief operation to the Negros Occidental affected families, specifically at Kabankalan, Sipalay, and Ilog. On December 21,… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 6ID conduct relief operations in Negros Occidental

10 NPA rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat

An Army officer claimed Thursday that ten disheartened communist New People’s Army insurgents surrendered to the military in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat region. “The surrenderers wanted to start life anew by living peacefully,” said Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, Army’s 6th Infantry Division commander and concurrent chief of the Joint Task Force Central (JTFC). The NPA group… Continue reading 10 NPA rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat

Army troops clashes with NPA terrorists in Sarangani, seizes high-powered firearm

On the morning of December 6, 2021, a group of NPA terrorists clashes with Joint Task Force Central forces in Barangay Nalus, Kiamba, Sarangani Province. Major General Juvymax R. Uy emphasized that military personnel are deployed in Kiamba Municipality’s far-flung barangays to secure the community after allegations that members of the NPA have been threatening and… Continue reading Army troops clashes with NPA terrorists in Sarangani, seizes high-powered firearm

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

Arms caches found by troops in Sultan Kudarat

Soldiers from the 7th Infantry Battalion of the Joint Task Force Central on Friday, December 3, 2021, uncovered arms caches in Sultan Kudarat. Several armaments concealed in Sitio Kanalan, Barangay Marquez, Esperanza province were discovered by operating soldiers. The caches, as per Lt. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command, contain 34 12-gauge… Continue reading Arms caches found by troops in Sultan Kudarat

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

6 communist terrorists surrender; 4 firearms yielded in Sarangani

Six communist terrorists, on Thursday, November 30, 2021, surrendered their weapons in Sarangani. The six, according to Maj. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command, were members of the Militia ng Bayan under Central Platoon Musa, Far South Mindanao Region (FSMR), and were all residents of Sitio Kapanal, Gasi, Kiamba, Sarangani Province. For… Continue reading 6 communist terrorists surrender; 4 firearms yielded in Sarangani