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

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 back efforts to quell deadly rido in Sultan Kudarat

Photo courtesy of 37IB - Conqueror Battalion

The 37th Infantry “Conqueror” Battalion took part in a coordinated attempt to end a week-long armed conflict in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat, between feuding BIAF-MILF units. Armed battles broke out in Barangay Kanipaan and Barangay Barongis on August 23, 2021, resulting in a number of casualties on both sides and the displacement of civilians. The armed… Continue reading Army back efforts to quell deadly rido in Sultan Kudarat

7IB, Bagumbayan LGU distributed DSWD cash assistance and food packs in ELCAC barangay

7th Infantry - TAPAT Battalion

The 7th Infantry (TAPAT) Battalion, Department of Social Welfare and Development – Region XII, and the Local Government Unit of Bagumbayan gave monetary assistance and food packs to the IP community of Brgy Monteverde, Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat on Monday, August 16, 2021. The activity was attended by Hon. Jonalette E. De Pedro, Mayor of Bagumbayan;… Continue reading 7IB, Bagumbayan LGU distributed DSWD cash assistance and food packs in ELCAC barangay

Soldiers in Sultan Kudarat drop leaflets in NPA-affected areas in time for Christmas

Photo: 37IB - Conqueror Battalion

Troops from the 37th Infantry “Conqueror” Battalion dropped leaflets by air in Communist Terrorist Group-affected communities in the far-flung barangays of Kalamansig, and Palimbang, both of Sultan Kudarat, on December 27, 2020. The pamphlets provided pertinent information on government initiatives that NPA members and supporters who lay down their firearms and live normal lives might… Continue reading Soldiers in Sultan Kudarat drop leaflets in NPA-affected areas in time for Christmas