Troops recover CTG’s war materials in Zamboanga del Norte

Following a firefight in Zamboanga del Norte on December 3, 2021, army troops seized communist terrorist group’s war materials. According to the report, at around 4:40 PM on December 3, troops of the 44th Infantry Battalion engaged with more or less ten armed men believed to be remnants of the defunct Guerilla Front Feliciano-Alpha and… Continue reading Troops recover CTG’s war materials in Zamboanga del Norte

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

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

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

Navy vessel transports medical paraphernalia to island provinces

The Philippine Navy’s Multipurpose Assault Craft (MPAC) delivered on Sunday, November 28, 34 cartons of syringes and needles to Sulu. The items are for the three-day National Vaccination Days, which will take place from November 29 to December 1. “We are assisting the Ministry of Health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in… Continue reading Navy vessel transports medical paraphernalia to island provinces

AFP’s WestMinCom facilitates transport of vaccines to Sulu

Photo courtesy of Western Mindanao Command

The Armed Forces of the Philippines continue to provide assistance to the inoculation program of the government. The Western Mindanao Command facilitated the transport of vaccines from Zamboanga City to Jolo, Sulu via the Philippine Air Force’s C295 aircraft on November 26, 2021, in preparation for the National COVID-19 Vaccination Days, dubbed “Bayanihan, Bakunahan,” which… Continue reading AFP’s WestMinCom facilitates transport of vaccines to Sulu

BIFF field commander, cohorts yield in Sultan Kudarat

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A field commander of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction and five of his comrades on Wednesday, November 24, surrendered to the military near Sultan Kudarat. The six surrendered to the 40th Infantry Battalion headquarters in Barangay Tual, President Quirino, the same province. The six handed over their firearms, which included one 5.56mm M16 A1… Continue reading BIFF field commander, cohorts yield in Sultan Kudarat

Two more communist terrorists surrender in Sarangani

Two more members of the Communist Terrorist Group on Thursday, November 11, 2021, surrendered to forces from the 38th Infantry Battalion (38IB) and the 6th CMO Battalion as the Joint Task Force Central ramps up its combat and non-combat operations. At the 38IB headquarters in Sitio Tampuan, Barangay Kamanga, Maasim, Sarangani Province, 62-year-old a.k.a. Cardo… Continue reading Two more communist terrorists surrender in Sarangani

Government forces neutralize drug personalities in Tawi-Tawi

On Sunday, October 10, 2021, a drug suspect was neutralized by government authorities in Tawi-Tawi, and a firearm and ammo were confiscated from him. “Based on the report, Samsuddin Sangkahan, a.k.a. Sonny Boy was neutralized by personnel of the Marine Battalion Landing Team-12 and Sitangkai Municipal Police Station who were serving him the Warrant of… Continue reading Government forces neutralize drug personalities in Tawi-Tawi