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Mindanao Armed Conflict

2 perish in ambush in troubled North Cotabato town

COTABATO CITY - The names of two more men in the hostile Pikit town in Cotabato province got added on Saturday to the long list of victims of the never ending cycle of deadly gun attacks in the area since 2021, almost all awaiting judicial closure.

Montaser Talib and Ellah Pandapatan were on their way to somewhere from Barangay Tinutulan when they were ambushed by gunmen positioned along the road in a secluded area in Barangay Nunguan, killing them both instantly.

6th ID chief honors injured infantryman

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Norte - Mismong si 6th ID at Joint Task Force Central Commander Major General Alex S. Rillera ang nag-abot ng medal of wounded personnel kay Staff Sergeant Alejandro Puon na kasapi ng 6th Mechanized IB.

Ang pinning of medal ay ginanap sa Camp Siongco Station Hospital, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao del Norte.

Si Puon ay isa sa apat na mga sugatan sa nangyaring strafing incident sa Crossing Simuay Elementary School sa bayan ng Sultan Kudarat.

Ustadz, patay sa pamamaril sa Datu Piang, Maguindanao Sur

COTABATO CITY - PATAY nang pagbabarilin ang Islamic Studies and Arabic Language o ISAL teacher sa Barangay Duaminanga, Datu Piang Maguindanao Del Sur, pasado alas 9:00 kagabi.

Kinilala ang biktima na si Ustadz Hassan Musa, ISAL teacher ng Duaminanga Elementary School at residente ng nasabing bayan.

Ayon sa ulat, abala sa pagliligpit ng kahoy na panggatong ang biktima nang lapitan ng salarin at pinagbabaril.

Tinamaan ng bala sa ibat-ibang parte ng kanyang kawatan ang biktima na dahilan ng kanyang pagkasawi.

Patuloy pang inaalam ang motibo ng pamamaslang.

Bomb courier slain in IED premature blast in Maguindanao del Sur

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Norte  – A suspected member of Dawlah Islamiyah was blasted to death after an improvised bomb he was carrying prematurely went off Sunday.

Major Saber Balogan, spokesperson of 601st Infantry Brigade spokesperson, said the blast occurred at about 7:30 Sunday morning in Barangay Sambulawan, Datu Salibo Maguindanao del Sur.

Citing initial Army investigation, Balogan said a certain Commander Pagadian of the Dawlah Islamiyah Torayfe Group was killed when the suspected improvised explosive device he was carrying prematurely exploded.

2 sundalo, 3 Dawlah Islamiyah members sugatan sa engkwentro sa MagSur

NAGPAPAGALING na ngayon sa ospital ang dalawang Army Private First Class ng 40th Infantry Battalion matapos masugatan sa sagupaan ng kanilang tropa laban sa mga kasapi ng Dawlah Islamiyah Group pasado alas 8:00 ng umaga kanina.

Nangyari ang engkwentro sa Sitio Bagurot, Brgy. Mother Tuayan, Datu Hoffer Ampatuan, Maguindanao del Sur.

Sinabi sa DXMS Radyo Bida ni 601st Brigade Civil Military Operations o CMO Officer Major Saber Balogan na umabot ng isang oras bago natigil ang putukan.

Off duty soldier killed, buddy hurt in MagNorte ambush

COTABATO CITY - DEAD ON THE ARRIVAL sa pagamutan ang sundalong si Staff Sgt. Darwin Alaba habang sugatan ang kasama nitong si PFC Erwin Villa matapos silang pagbabarilin sa national highway ng Sitio Sandakan, Barangay Dalumangcob, Sultan  Kudarat, Maguindanao del Norte pasado alas dose ng tanghali kahapon.

Sinabi sa DXMS Radyo Bida ni Sultan Kudarat PNP Chief Lt. Colonel Julhamin Asdani na sakay ng Kawasaki Bajaj MC 125 ang biktima galing ng 1st Brigade Combat Team Headquarters sa Barangay Pigcalagan ng nasabing bayan.

Dawlah member dead, 3 hurt in Maguindanao del Sur clash

COTABATO CITY - Soldiers shot dead a member of the Dawlah Islamiya and wounded three others in an encounter over the weekend in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao del Sur.

Army Brig. Gen. Oriel Libres Pangcog, commander of the 601st Infantry Brigade, and Col. Roel Rullan Sermese, Maguindanao del Sur police director, separately confirmed to reporters on Monday that a long-wanted terrorist named Merlo Pasandalan Mling was killed in a brief clash on Saturday morning with patrolling personnel of the 40th Infantry Battalion near the town proper of Ampatuan.

Gunmen force hundreds of Tedurays out of tribal lands

COTABATO CITY --- More than 300 ethnic Tedurays have abandoned their ancestral lands in Maguindanao del Norte after gunmen shot their houses with assault rifles and forced them to leave at gunpoint in an attack early Sunday.

Brig. Gen. Allan Cruz Nobleza, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, and Army Major Gen. Alex Santos Rillera, commander of the 6th Infantry Division, separately announced on Monday that they have dispatched teams to investigate the incident.

Isa patay sa pagsiklab ng bakbakan sa Maguindanao del Sur

Rido ang dahilan ng kaguluhan sa Datu Abdullah Sangki, Maguindanao del Sur.

ITO ANG SINABI sa DXMS Radyo Bida ni 601ST Infantry Brigade Civil Military Operations Officer Major Saber Balogan.

Aniya, grupo nina commander Toks at commander Maxx ng 106th Base Command ng MILF ang nagkasagupa pasado alas kwatro ng madaling araw kahapon sa Barangay Tukanalugong at Kaya-Kaya, Datu Abdullah Sangki, Maguindanao del Sur.

Isang sibilyan ang namatay matapos tamaan ng bala sa dibdib.

Vacationing soldier killed, 2 hurt in Tacurong City gun attack

COTABATO CITY --- Two men on a motorcycle shot dead a vacationing Army private and wounded two others in an attack at about midnight Sunday in Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat province.

In a report to Brig. Gen. Jimili Lopez Macaraeg, director of the Police Regional Office-12, the Tacurong City Police Station identified the fatality as Pvt. Reymar Seredica Pelaez.

Pelaez, whose family resides in Barangay Buenaflor in Tacurong City, belonged to the Army’s 32nd Infantry Battalion based in Malabang, Lanao del Sur.

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