Gov’t troops find more bombs in Maguindanao

Government troops found six more powerful improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Maguindanao Wednesday as the military intensified its offensive against Islamic State-linked militants. The total number of IEDs recovered since the operations began on Nov. 24 is now 20. Earlier, Read More …

Troops seize IEDs as hunt vs. Dawlah Islamiya continues

Government troops recovered on Saturday improvised bombs and bomb-making materials while tracking down fleeing Dawlah Islamiya members, who are the target of surgical military operations in Maguindanao. The improvised bombs and bomb-making components were recovered in several areas in Shariff Read More …

Philippines: Military seizes NPA bomb factory

A camp used by the New People’s Army to manufacture homemade explosives was over ran by joint forces of the military and police in Sitio Cabilocan, Barangay Cabadiagan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. After receiving reports on the presence of armed Read More …

Philippines: Westmincom on guard against suicide bombings

The Islamic State-inspired Abu Sayyaf group and foreign militants that are with them are planning more suicide bombings after their June 28 attack in Sulu, the chief of the military’s Western Mindanao Command said Monday. “So we have monitored that Read More …

AFP, PNP: Filipino suicide bomber behind Sulu attack

This is the first officially confirmed case of a suicide bombing in the Philippines perpetrated by a Filipino, and marks an escalation in terror tactics by local extremists The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police Read More …