Local chief executives hand over 72 loose firearms to gov’t forces in Cotabato

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Local chief executives yielded more loose firearms to the security forces in Cotabato on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The campaign against the proliferation of loose firearms in Cotabato resulted in the surrender of 72 high-powered and low-powered firearms in the municipalities of Banisilan, Pigcawayan, and Midsayap, thanks to the combined efforts of the 34th Infantry… Continue reading Local chief executives hand over 72 loose firearms to gov’t forces in Cotabato

3 BIFF members surrender, hand over weaponry to Philippine Army’s 92IB

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Three more members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters surrendered and gave over their rifles to forces from the 92nd Infantry Battalion on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Brig. Gen. Ignatius Patrimonio, Commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, received them in Old Capitol, Barangay Satan, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. The former violent extremists known as a.k.a.… Continue reading 3 BIFF members surrender, hand over weaponry to Philippine Army’s 92IB

Army sees end of BIFF hegemony as enormous surrender of member continues

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The spike in the capitulation of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters continues, amid the military’s strenuous attempts to eradicate the various terrorist groups in Mindanao. On September 1, 2021, four additional members of the BIFF-Karialan Faction surrendered to the military in Maguindanao, thanks to the efforts of the 6th Mechanized Infantry Battalion and the 1st Brigade… Continue reading Army sees end of BIFF hegemony as enormous surrender of member continues

Residents displaced by armed conflicts now returning to their homes

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Almost two weeks after the clash between the Philippine Army’s 51st Infantry Battalion (51IB) and the Dawlah Islamiyah-Maute Group (DI-MG) in the mountains of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte, evacuees have now returned to their homes. Army personnel have aided the Munai and Tangcal local government units (LGUs) in managing the situation at… Continue reading Residents displaced by armed conflicts now returning to their homes