Philippines: Troops recover arms, explosives after encounter with NPAs in Samar

Troops of 46th Infantry Battalion (46th IB) seized high-powered firearms, grenades, an improvised explosive device (IED), and other war materials after an encounter with alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) on Monday, May 4, in Pinabacdao, Samar. Lt. Read More …

Philippines: NPA firearms, IED recovered after Zambo Sur clash

Government troops recovered an improvised explosive device (IED), high-powered firearms, and other war materiel following a clash against a group of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Zamboanga del Sur, officials said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Manaros Boransing, the Army’s 97th Read More …

Philippines: Troops recover explosives in Maguindanao

Combined forces of the military and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have recovered two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and bomb components in a clearing operation in the province of Maguindanao, officials said Wednesday, April 15. Major General Diosdado Carreon, Joint Read More …

Army seizes more explosives in Maguindanao

The Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) has recovered more explosives in areas where the military and the Daesh-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) clashed the past week, an Army official said Monday. Maj. Gen. Diosdado Carreon, the 6ID commander, said Read More …

Army seizes IEDs, bomb-making materials in Maguindanao, Philippines

Government forces on Thursday discovered a hideout of the Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao and seized explosives and bomb-making components in the area. Acting on a tip from civilians that confirmed Army intelligence information about the Read More …

IED cache discovered in Maguindanao

Operating troops discovered an improvised explosive device (IED) cache in Barangay Dasawao, Shariff Saidona Mustapha, Maguindanao (SSM). Maj. Gen. Diosdado Carreon, Joint Task Force Central commander, on Thursday said the Army troops discovered the cache while they were operating in Read More …