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Army drives BIFF away from Datu Piang, Maguindanao

Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said Friday that soldiers, backed by armored vehicles, managed to drive the BIFF bandits away after a heavy exchange of gunfire......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarDec 4th, 2020

BIFF commander linked to attack on Datu Piang police station surrenders

Intelligence units of the Bangsamoro regional police office and the Army’s 6th Infantry Division are still trying to locate at least four other BIFF commanders involved in the attack......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2021

Government forces hunt down BIFF who attacked Maguindanao town

Cotabato City---Military and police troops are hunting down suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) terrorists who attacked the town proper of Datu Piang shortly before midnight Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 5th, 2020

BIFF bandits attack Maguindanao town

Around 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters attacked Datu Piang town shortly before midnight on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

15 BIFF todas sa Maguindanao clash

Manila, Pilippines – Umabot sa 15 miyembro ng Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) at dalawang sundalo ang namatay sa nangyaring engkuwentro noong Hulyo 29 sa Datu Salibo, Maguindanao ayon sa Philippine Army. Ayon sa ulat, nasa kabuuang 13 sundalo ang dinala sa Camp Siongco Station Hospital para mapagamot ang natamong mga sugat mula sa engkwentro. […] The post 15 BIFF todas sa Maguindanao clash appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

9 killed as Army troops clash with BIFF

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Two soldiers and seven members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were killed as clashes erupted anew in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao Wednesday, the military said. Lt. Col. Anhouvic “Dingdong” Atilano, spokesperson and civil-military operations commander of the 6th Infantry Division, said that Army troops belonging to the 57th Infantry […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

2 BIFF men nabbed in Maguindanao

Two members of the Dawlah Islamiya or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters suspected to be responsible for a grenade attack near a police station in Datu Piang town on Sunday were arrested yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2020

Army drives off BIFF in overnight fighting in Maguindanao town

Army drives off BIFF in overnight fighting in Maguindanao town.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 1st, 2017

BIFF men killed in battle

The commander of the Army’s 601st Brigade said yesterday that 33 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters have been killed since fighting between them and the military erupted in Datu Unsay, Maguindanao last Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 18th, 2016

7 BIFF men slain in Maguindanao clash with MILF

Seven members of the Dawlah Islamiya or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters , who allegedly planned to attack an Army detachment, were killed in a gunfight with Moro Islamic Liberation Front men in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

BIFF member killed, militiaman hurt in Maguindanao clash

A member of the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed and a militiaman was injured when government forces clashed with the outlawed group in Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao, the military reported. Troops recovered the body of the slain militant, identified only by the alias “Nasser Kandao,” according to a report from the Armed […] The post BIFF member killed, militiaman hurt in Maguindanao clash appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

BIFF member killed in Maguindanao clash

    By ZEA CAPISTRANO       DAVAO CITY – A member of the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed in an encounter in Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao Wednesday morning, a military official said. In a statement, the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) said the troops recovered the body of the slain BIFF member […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

Datu Piang police chief sacked after BIFF attack

Brig. Gen. Samuel Rodriguez, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, said Monday Capt. Israel Bayona had been replaced by Major Alexander Butuan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2020

Peace and conflict stories from the margins

Datu Piang, Maguindanao. Founded in 1936, as the town of Dulawan, Datu Piang is a second-class municipality and one of the oldest towns in Maguindanao province. Several decades ago, I did a full-length immersion into the culture of the Magindanawn, or people of the flooded plains, as the name means in their language in the […] The post Peace and conflict stories from the margins appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2020

Maguindanao town attack: 3 motives eyed

Probers are looking at three possible motives for the attack of around 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Datu Piang, Maguindanao on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

Authorities probe BIFF attack believed to have targeted local police

Local residents are certain there is a deep-seated grudge between the municipal police force and the terrorists who attacked the town center of Datu Piang Thursday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2020

Man carrying bomb killed in gunfight with soldiers in Maguindanao town

COTABATO CITY—Soldiers killed a bomber and seized the explosive he was carrying in Maguindanao province early on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Capt. Razul Pandulo, police chief of Datu Montawal town in Maguindanao, said soldiers from the Army’s 602nd Infantry Brigade were accosting the man, riding pillion on a motorcycle, based on a tip that he […] The post Man carrying bomb killed in gunfight with soldiers in Maguindanao town appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2020

Military, MILF train for coordinated disaster response

The two-day joint simulation exercise was held at Camp Siongco in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, where the headquarters of the Army's 6th Infantry Division is located. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2020

227 Army recruits take oath

A group of 227 Army recruits took their oath and vowed to uphold peace in Mindanao during a ceremony in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2020

10 BIFF, 2 sundalo patay sa bakbakan sa Maguindanao

Manila, Philippines – Sampung rebelde at dalawang sundalo ang patay sa engkwentro ng tropa ng militar at mga miyembro ng Daulah Islamiyah maging ang Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) sa Maguindanao nitong Miyerkoles. Nangyari ang insidente bandang 5:30 ng umaga sa Brgy. Penditen, Datu Salibo ayon kay 6th Infantry Division spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Dingdong Atilano. […] The post 10 BIFF, 2 sundalo patay sa bakbakan sa Maguindanao appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

6ID lauds LGU-Datu Saudi Ampatuan s efforts on insurgency

COTABATO CITY, July 28 (PIA) - The 6th Infantry Kampilan Division of the Philippine Army recognized the efforts of the Local Government Unit of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao in bringing members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020