3 daughters of ex-ASG leader, 6 others nabbed in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Operatives from the police and Joint Task Force-Sulu have arrested nine women with strong ties to Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leaders and members in simultaneous joint law enforcement operations in the said province. Maj. Gen. William Gonzales, JTF-Sulu commander, announced this only on Tuesday although the suspects were arrested Friday during intelligence-driven law enforcement… Read More 3 daughters of ex-ASG leader, 6 others nabbed in Sulu

Suspected NPA rebel killed in Lanao clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed and four high-powered firearms were seized following a clash with government troops in a remote barangay in Lanao del Sur, military officials announced Monday. Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr., commander of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), said the clash happened at around 4:30 p.m.… Read More Suspected NPA rebel killed in Lanao clash

Army rescues an abandoned wounded NPA in Zambo Norte

ILIGAN CITY: Combined Army troopers of 97th and 53rd Infantry Battalions saved an abandoned wounded New People’s Army (NPA) fighter in Barangay Guibo, Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte, on Wednesday, the Army said. Military identified the NPA by his alyas, Lando, who was wounded during the recent encounter between the 97IB and the NPA in Barangay Pange,… Read More Army rescues an abandoned wounded NPA in Zambo Norte

NPA team leader surrenders, yields firearms in Zamboanga Sibugay

ILIGAN CITY: A Team Leader of the New People’s Army surrendered to 44th Infantry Battalion in Lower Baluran, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay, on Monday afternoon, May 4, 2020. The NPA was identified as Jonar Balase Penote alyas Jonas, of Team Abe, Squad 1, Guerilla Front Feleciano Alpha (GF Flex-A) , Western Mindanao Regional Party Committee (WMRPC).… Read More NPA team leader surrenders, yields firearms in Zamboanga Sibugay

Troops recover M60 machine gun in series of clashes with NPA

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA ILIGAN CITY: The operating battalions of 102 Infantry Brigade have engaged in a series of armed encounters with the Communist NPA terrorist groups (CTG) in Zamboanga Peninsula, this week that resulted to the recovery of an M60 Machine Gun from the enemies. On Monday morning, the combined troops of 97IB and… Read More Troops recover M60 machine gun in series of clashes with NPA

Top Kidnapper Nabbed in Zamboanga Sibugay

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA MARAWI CITY: The third highest ranking member of the Abu Sayyaf Kidnapper Group was arrested Wednesday afternoon by the joint Army’s 44th Infantry Battalion and Philippine national Police (PNP) PNP operation in Barangay (Village) Canacan, Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay province, military said. Wanted ASG Nasirin Balajadji was apprehended by virtue of a… Read More Top Kidnapper Nabbed in Zamboanga Sibugay