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 …

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 …

Philippine Military: Suspected IS-linked Militant with Improvised Bombs Arrested

Soldiers recovered 16 pipe bombs and arrested an Islamic State-linked militant in a follow-up operation in the southern Philippines, after security forces killed three men, including two foreigners, as they allegedly tried to launch a bomb attack using suicide vests, Read More …