Army recovers high-powered guns near COMELEC office in North Cotabato

The Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) has lauded military units on Friday for recovering high-powered firearms near the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) office in Pikit, North Cotabato. This came after the 6ID commander, Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, told the 90th Infantry Battalion (90IB) and all other military forces in the province to be on the… Continue reading Army recovers high-powered guns near COMELEC office in North Cotabato

AFP, PNP on high alert for BIFF retribution in Maguindanao

Military and police troops in Maguindanao have been placed on high alert, bracing for possible retaliatory assaults by the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) and concurrent chief of Joint Task Force Central (JTFC), issued an alert to all field units in the… Continue reading AFP, PNP on high alert for BIFF retribution in Maguindanao

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

Talitay LGU yields 8 high-powered firearms

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The local government of Talitay, Maguindanao on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, handed over eight firearms to the military, according to Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) Acting Commander Maj. Gen. Generoso Ponio. The local government of Talitay, represented by Municipal Caretaker Fahad J. Midtimbang and former Assemblyman Sidik Ameril, surrendered eight high-powered firearms to Col. Pedro Balisi, Jr.,… Continue reading Talitay LGU yields 8 high-powered firearms

Another BIFF member compelled to come out due to continued military lethal, non-lethal efforts

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Another member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters-Karialan Faction surrendered to the elements of the Joint Task Force Central on Wednesday, September 8. “The former BIFF member identified as a.k.a. Badrul submitted himself to the troops of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion in Barangay Bagan, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, Maguindanao,” said Maj. Gen. Generoso Ponio, Acting… Continue reading Another BIFF member compelled to come out due to continued military lethal, non-lethal efforts

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

Enlightened BIFF leader, members surrender in Maguindanao

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A Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters’ leader and ten of his comrades surrendered to the military in Barangay Kuloy, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao on Friday, August 13, 2021. Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan, Jr., Commander of the Western Mindanao Command said the surrender of a BIFF figurehead identified as a.k.a. Molawin and 10 of his acolytes known as… Continue reading Enlightened BIFF leader, members surrender in Maguindanao

28 loose firearms surrendered in Lanao del Sur

Amid the Joint Task Force Central’s heightened battle against loose firearms and the unwavering cooperation of stakeholders, more weaponry were surrendered in Wao, Lanao del Sur on Monday afternoon, August 9, 2021. “28 high and low-powered firearms were handed over by the chairperson of the 26 barangays of Wao to Col. Jovencio Gonzales, Deputy Commander… Continue reading 28 loose firearms surrendered in Lanao del Sur

2 communist terrorists lay down their arms in Sultan Kudarat

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Two members of the communist terrorist group laid down their arms and returned to the fold of the law in Sultan Kudarat at 3 PM, August 5, 2021. “A.k.a. Jeric, 25 years old, married, and a.k.a. boy, 25 years old, single, both residents of Sitio Dulunan, Barangay Wasay, Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat submitted themselves to the… Continue reading 2 communist terrorists lay down their arms in Sultan Kudarat