Philippines: 4 more BIFF slain in Maguindanao clashes, 7 IEDs found

Four more members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed in separate clashes in Maguindanao, the military here said Saturday. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said with the four latest BIFF fatalities, Read More …

Philippines: Army troops foil bombing attempt in Maguindanao

Military personnel defused on Thursday morning an improvised explosive device (IED) found in Barangay Satan, Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. “Around 10:00 a.m. yesterday, a concerned citizen informed the troops of the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion that a suspected IED was emplaced Read More …

Philippines: 2 Saudi nationals with alleged links to ISIS nabbed in Cotabato City

Two Saudi nationals with suspected links to international terrorist group ISIS were arrested in Cotabato City on Wednesday, according to the police. An improvised explosive device was seized from the suspects, along with several components used in making IEDs. A Read More …

Philippines: Troops discover IED factory in Maguindanao

Philippine troops uncovered last Friday an improvised explosive device (IED) factory while on a combat clearing mission in Maguindanao. In a news release on Sunday, the military said the troops form the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion uncovered the factory in Read More …

Philippines: 3 soldiers wounded in Maguindanao blast

Three soldiers were wounded in a bomb explosion Thursday while clearing an area occupied by pro-Islamic State militants in the restive Philippine province of Maguindanao, officials said. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Joint Task Force Central, said the Read More …

Philippines: Soldier killed, 4 hurt in Maguindanao roadside bombing

A roadside bomb ripped through a Philippine Marine vehicle on Friday evening in Datu Hofer, Maguindanao, killing a serviceman and wounding four others. An initial report sent to Col. Arnold Santiago, Maguindanao police director, identified the fatality only as a Read More …

Philippines: Army foils bomb plot in Maguindanao

Military authorities in Maguindanao said they foiled Wednesday an attempt by suspected Moro bandits to set off roadside bombs after soldiers discovered an improvised explosive device (IED) in Mamasapano town. Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) commander Read More …

Philippines: Soldiers kill IED courier on a bombing mission in Maguindanao

Army intelligence agents killed in a shootout before dawn Wednesday a bomber carrying a powerful improvised explosive device. The still unidentified motorcycle-riding IED courier was shot dead by personnel of the Army’s 602nd Brigade while en route to the center Read More …

Philippines: Policeman, civilian killed in Maguindanao IED attack

A policeman and a civilian were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded along a provincial road in Shariff Aguak in Maguindanao, Thursday night. According to Maguindanao Provincial Police Office Director Col. Arnold Santiago, four other policemen were wounded Read More …

Philippines: 4 Dawlah Islamiya members killed in Maguindanao shootout with police

A police team killed Wednesday in a brief shootout in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao four Dawlah Islamiya members out on a bombing mission. Personnel of the Maguindanao provincial police were forced to neutralize the four bandits riding together a Read More …