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 The people of Barangay Pagatin, Datu Salibo, have withdrawn any support for the violent extremists, according to Lt.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

Soldiers recover IED in Maguindanao

Government troops recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) in Ampatuan, Maguindanao on the morning of January 4, 2021, the WestMinCom Commander said. “Troops of the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion were conducting clearing operations when they discovered an IED made of 105mm projectile in Barangay Salman of the municipality of Ampatuan,” said Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan,… Continue reading Soldiers recover IED in Maguindanao

185 aspiring soldiers took oath

6th Infantry Division - Kampilan

Members of Candidate Soldier Course Class 653-2020 swore their oath at the 6th Infantry Division Grandstand on Sunday, December 20, 2020. A total of 185 aspiring soldiers, composed of 183 for regular enlistment and 2 for special enlistment, stood before the Joint Task Force Central and 6th Infantry “Kampilan” Division Commander, Major General Juvymax R.… Continue reading 185 aspiring soldiers took oath

6IB troops recovers unexploded ordnance in Maguindanao

Troops from the 6th Infantry (Redskin) Battalion uncovered last Thursday evening several pieces of unexploded ordnance (UXO) put on a sack in the vicinity of Barangay Buayan in Datu Piang, Maguindanao. At around 10:40 PM, patrolling personnel from 6IB spotted the said UXO (Rifle Grenade). The military immediately sealed off the area, while 6IB requested that… Continue reading 6IB troops recovers unexploded ordnance in Maguindanao