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Mindanao Peace Process

6th ID’s unique peace monument unveiled

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte - Officials unveiled here Thursday a peculiar peace monument, one fashioned from parts of 3,000 assault rifles and rocket launchers surrendered by enemies of state in recent months.

The monument is a large replica of the iconic 5.56 millimeter M16 assault rifle constructed by soldiers beside the gate to the headquarters of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division here.

13 BIFF sumuko sa Army, tumanggap ng ayuda mula MSSD

TUMANGGAP ng cash assistance at iba pang tulong mula sa LGU, MSSD at MPOS ang mga BIFF members na sumuko sa headquarters ng 1st Brigade Combat Team ng Philippine Army sa Barangay Pigcalagan, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao del Norte.

Dala ng mga BIFF members ang kanilang mga matataas na uri ng armas tulad ng sniper rifle, 50 caliber barret, mga bala, grenade launcher at iba pa.

Ang mga ito ay nagmula pa mga bayan ng Rajah Buayan, Datu Unsay, Datu Hoffer, Datu Abdullah Sangki at SPMS Box (Shariff Aguak, Pagatin-Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Mamasapano, and Shariff Saydona Mustapha).

Injured female NPAs yield to Army in Kalamansig

KALAMANSIG, Sultan Kudarat -  Two wounded female communsit members surrender at Sitio Maat, Barangay Sangay, Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat on 28 July 2023.

At about 4 PM on Friday, Wayda Gumpay aka Mika, medic for the CTGs, and Layna Ampit aka Lynlyn, CTG member, surrendered to the 37th Infantry (Conqueror) Battalion of the 603rd Infantry (Persuader) Brigade and Kalamansig Municipal Police Station.

Army rescue injured NPA lady warrior after clashes in Sultan Kudarat

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Norte  – Army troopers rescued and treated an injured lady New Peoples Army guerilla following an encounter in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat, the Army said.

On Friday, Lt. Colonel John Paul Baldomar, commander of the 37th Infantry Battalion based in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat, identified the wounded lady warrior as “Alias Charklyn, 30, political instructor of NPA platoon Beijing, Sub-regional committee Daguma, Far South region who was injured during the recent skirmishes.

Maguindanao Norte residents surrender 36 guns to Army, PNP

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Norte  – Local officials in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao Norte on Friday surrendered 36 assorted high-powered firearms, including caliber 50 machinegun, to the military in support to the government’s campaign against loose firearms.

Officials said Saturday that the firearms from local residents and officials in 34 villages to Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao Norte were turned over to Lt. Col. Tristram Tolentino, commanding officer ng 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion.

NPA medic, sumuko sa Army sa South Cotabato

CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, DOS, Maguindanao del Norte – Tuluyan ng tinalikuran ng isang medic ng grupo ng teroristang komunista ang armadong pakikibaka matapos na magbalik loob ito sa gobyerno.

Ayon kay Alyas Jean, 23 - anyos, nagpasya siyang magbalik-loob sa pamahalaan dahil wala na itong nakikita pang pag-asa sa teroristang grupong kinabibilangan.

Dahil dito, napagdesisyunan niyang iharap ang kanyang sarili sa Army na nakabase sa Sitio Datal Kadi, Tasiman, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, nitong linggo (ika-21 ng Mayo, 2023).

16 na BIFF nagbalik-loob sa pamahalaan sa Maguindanao Sur

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao del Norte – Nasa kabuoang 16 na miyembro ng Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) na kumikilos sa Maguindanao del Sur ang nagbalik loob sa pamahalaan nitong Huwebes ng umaga (Mayo 11, 2023).

Ayun kay Lieutenant Colonel Michael Glenn Manansala, Commanding Officer ng 6th Infantry (Redskin) Battalion, ang mga rebelde ay boluntaryong nagbalik-loob sa kanila upang muling makapamuhay ng mapayapa kasama ang kanilang pamilya at komunidad at makatulong sa mga programang pangkapayapaan ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas.

50 BIFF members surrender to Bangsamoro police 

COTABATO CITY - Fifty members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters surrendered Friday, the largest group ever to return to the fold of law through the intercession of the police.

The group turned in assault rifles, grenade launchers, mortar rounds and components for improvised explosive devices before renouncing their membership with the BIFF in a symbolic rite at Camp SK Pendatun in Parang, Maguindanao del Norte.

Agri productivity in ex-NPA enclave booming 

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Productivity of farmers in a former bastion of communist insurgents, feared for forced taxation and their ruthless self-styled justice system, has been improving and children in the area now have access to schools.

Lt. Col. Ezra L. Balagtey of the Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion told reporters Wednesday Brig. Gen. Patricio R. Amata, commander of the 1002nd Infantry Brigade, visited on Friday the erstwhile enclave of the New People’s Army in Barangay Donganpekong in Matanao, Davao del Sur for a dialogue with the local communities.

DSWD, OPAPRU renew commitment for MILF Normalization Program

QUEZON CITY - Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rex Gatchalian and Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity (OPAPRU) Acting Secretary Isidro Purisima signed an agreement on Tuesday, May 2, renewing the agencies’ convergence mechanisms towards the fulfillment of the government’s normalization commitments for the former members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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