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ANTI-TERRORISM : Abu Sayyaf kidnapper, BIFF bomber killed; ISIS fighters, NPA rebels surrender; guns, bombs seized

Suspected ASG member killed in Zamboanga del Norte

 December 2, 2020

A suspected member of the extremist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) involved in kidnapping activities since 2016 was killed in a police operation in Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippine National Police-Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) said on Wednesday.Based on the report submitted to PNP chief Gen…. Read More

‘BIFF bomber’ killed in Cotabato City shootout

 December 1, 2020

COTABATO CITY – Members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (CIDG-BARMM) killed a suspected terror bomber at his hideout here during a pre-dawn operation on Tuesday.Maj. Esmael Madin, CIDG-BARMM deputy regional chief,… Read More

4 ISIS-inspired Dawlah Islamiya terrorists yield in Lanao Sur

 December 1, 2020

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Four members of the Islamic State for Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-inspired Dawlah Islamiya (DI) surrendered and turned over high-power firearms in the Lanao del Sur town of Saguiran, officials said Tuesday.Lt. Col. Rafman Altre, 82nd Infantry Battalion (IB) commander, identified the… Read More

Guns, bomb-making components seized in Maguindanao

 December 1, 2020

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — Government forces on Tuesday seized assorted high-powered firearms and bomb components from the safe house of lawless gunmen in Sultan sa Barongis town of the province.Lt. Colonel Rogelio Gabi, commander of the 40th Infantry Battalion who led the focused military… Read

GenSan, SoCot peace advocates condemn NPA recruitment, atrocities

 December 1, 2020

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Peace advocates here and in parts of South Cotabato province condemned and called for an end to the atrocities and continuing recruitment of youth, especially students and minors, by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front… Read More

Tight security up in C. Mindanao after BIFF bomber’s killing

 November 30, 2020

COTABATO CITY – Police and military authorities in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) and Maguindanao are closely watching Dawlah Islamiya extremists involved in the Marawi siege and Jolo Cathedral bombing for possible retaliatory attacks in the region, security officials said Monday.This came after… Read More

7 NPA members yield to Army in Sultan Kudarat

 November 30, 2020

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Seven combatants of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) have surrendered to the military here on Sunday, the Army’s 6th Infantry Division (6ID) said Monday.Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, 6ID commander, said the guerillas decided to yield after experiencing… Read More

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