Philippines: Troops seize bomb-making materials from rebel camp

Army soldiers and policemen overran a suspected abandoned rebel encampment in the Mountain Province on Sunday, October 31, the military and police said. The camp was located at the boundaries of Bantey in Tadian town, Banguitan; in Besao town; and Read More …

Philippines: Bomb-making materials seized in Cavite province

Two suspects were apprehended by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) for the illegal trading of bomb-making materials on Thursday. The suspects were identified as Charlito Tenorio and Jay-ar Suson who were arrested in separate operations under Oplan Paglalansag Read More …

Philippines: Army, NPA clash in Apayao; guns, explosive seized

Several high-powered firearms and an explosive were recovered when elements of the Philippine Army (PA) figured in two separate armed encounters with suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Flora, Apayao over the weekend, the military bared Monday, March 15. Read More …

Philippines: 4 hurt in IED blast in Sorsogon

Three civilians and a police officer were wounded when two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) exploded on the national highway in Pilar town in Sorsogon province on Monday, Feb. 22. Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said Corporal Jeffry Enconge Read More …