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18 NPA frontliners yield to military in Sultan Kudarat

CAMP SIONGCO, MAGUINDANAO --- Eighteen people who claimed to belong to the New Peoples Army (NPA) "Yunit Milisya" surrendered to government forces in Sen. Ninoy Aquino town in Sultan Kudarat province on Thursday, the Army here said. Army 2Lt. Dennis Gamos, executive officer of 33rd Infantry Battalion Alpha company, received the former communist rebels in simple ceremonies in Midtungok village at 11 a.m. Gamos said Narding Sunap, a.k.a. Sulong, 43, the group leader, told soldiers they wanted their names "cleared." They also claimed to have been recruited as the "first line of defense" of hardcore NPA members. "Ka Makmak (NPA leader) issued us weapons to defend ourselves in cas...Keep on reading: 18 NPA frontliners yield to military in Sultan Kudarat.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 4th, 2018

60 rebels yield in Sultan Kudarat; CPP spurns local peace talks

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/03 November) — The number of New People’s Army rebels who surrendered in Sultan Kudarat province has reached 60, a military official said. Colonel Harold Cabunoc, commander of the 33rd Infantry Battalion, said the latest batch surrendered on Thursday and belonged to the NPA’s Platoon Cloudfone led by Ka Jimboy and Ka Bobby. They surrendered with them two M-16 rifles and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2017

18 NPA Rebels Surrender to Military in Sultan Kudarat

Eighteen members of the communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) “Yunit Milisya” have surrendered to government forces in Senator Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat on Thursday (Oct 4). The rebels belonging to an Indigenous Peoples (IPs) community in Sen. Ninoy Aquino surrendered to Army 2Lt. Dennis Gamos, executive officer of the Army’s 33rd Infantry Battalion Alpha Company, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

18 NPA rebels surrender to military in Sultan Kudarat

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 10 (PIA) – Eighteen members of the communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) “Yunit Milisya” have surrendered to government forces in Senator Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat on Thursday (O Source link link: 18 NPA rebels surrender to military in Sultan Kudarat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

War over between military, MILF — Galvez

ARMED Forces Chief Carlito Galvez Jr. officially declared the end of the war between the Philippine military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Galvez made the announcement in a visit on Saturday at the MILF’s Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat where he met with MILF chairman Al Hajj Murad Ebrahim. The military chief was [...] The post War over between military, MILF — Galvez appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

AFP chief vows to campaign for BOL approval once he retires

CAMP DARAPANAN, Maguindanao --- Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), vows to campaign for the approval of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) once he bows out of office in December. Galvez made the commitment on Saturday during a visit to Camp Darapanan, a military installation of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. It was his second visit inside the sprawling MILF camp, where he received a warm welcome. The first time he visited was when he he was still the commander of the 6th Infantry Division. Accompanying Galvez were Lt. Gen. Arnel dela Vega, commander of the Western Mindanao Command, and Maj. Ge...Keep on reading: AFP chief vows to campaign for BOL approval once he retires.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Military: Suspect in Sultan Kudarat bombing killed - CNN Philippines

Military: Suspect in Sultan Kudarat bombing killed - CNN Philippines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

BIFF men slain in Sultan Kudarat AFP offensive

Two members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed yesterday as the military continued pursuit operations for the perpetrators of bombings in Isulan town in Sultan Kudarat last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Military sees gaps in community vigilance in Isulan bombings

The military said Isulan residents could have been more vigilant against bomb attacks in the capital town of Sultan Kudarat last week despite tight security......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Military sees gaps in community vigilance in Isulan bombings

The military said Isulan residents could have been more vigilant against bomb attacks in the capital town of Sultan Kudarat last week despite tight security......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

BIFF breakaway group possibly behind second Sultan Kudarat blast – military

BIFF breakaway group possibly behind second Sultan Kudarat blast – military.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Military locks down Isulan, police on red alert after second deadly blast

The military has locked down Isulan town in Sultan Kudarat after a second deadly bombing there on Sunday night that left two dead and 15 wounded......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Bomb kills one and injures 15 in cafe in Sultan Kudarat

MANILA – A bomb blast killed one person and injured 15 in an internet cafe in the southern Philippines on Sunday, in the second such attack in days blamed by the military on pro-Islamic State militants. Isulan, a mostly Christian city on southern Mindanao island, was placed on lockdown to hunt down those behind the attack, Brigadier […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

1 dead, 15 wounded in another bombing in Sultan Kudarat

ONE person died and 15 others were wounded following an explosion at an internet café in Sultan Kudarat on Sunday night, a military official said. In a report by the Sultan Kudarat provincial police, the source of the blast in downtown Isulan City at 7:20 p.m. was an improvised explosive device (IED), according to Brig. [...] The post 1 dead, 15 wounded in another bombing in Sultan Kudarat appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

2 deadly bombings in a month demonstrate ISIS tactics

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The abandoned bag exploded during a jampacked fiesta celebration just as a military cargo truck passed by the highway of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday night, August 28. A woman and a 7-year-old boy were killed while at least 37 were wounded in an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Isulan IED targets Army personnel – police

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 Aug) – Police hinted that the deadly bomb that exploded Tuesday night in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat was intended for Army personnel deployed along the Isulan-Tacurong highway. Chief Insp. Celestino Daniel, of the Isulan PNP, said a military truck where several soldiers were onboard was the actual target of the improvised explosive […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

BIFF behind Isulan blast, says Army

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Aug) – The military has blamed the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) for the bombing in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat Tuesday night that claimed the lives of two people and injured 35 others. Capt. Arvin Encinas, spokesperson of the 6th Infantry Division, said there was no doubt that the BIFF was […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

1 killed, 33 injured in Isulan blast

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 28 August) — One person was killed while at least 33 others, including two soldiers, were injured when an improvised bomb exploded along the national highway in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat at around 8:34 p.m., just as a military truck passed by, the spokesperson of the 6th Infantry Division said. “No more […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

13 hurt as bomb explodes in Sultan Kudarat

At least 13 people were injured after an improvised explosive device went off in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday evening, the military said. Full details were not immediately available but the Ar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Checkpoint congestion

Motorcycle riders await their turn to pass a military checkpoint in Midsayap, North Cotabato on July 28, 2018. Most of them are traveling to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF) Camp Darapanan in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao for the MILF-hosted consultation on the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on July […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Checkpoint congestion

Motorcycle riders await their turn to pass a military checkpoint in Midsayap, North Cotabato on July 28, 2018. Most of them are traveling to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s (MILF) Camp Darapanan in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao for the MILF-hosted consultation on the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on July […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018