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BIFF ambush in Maguindanao town sparks clashes

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines -- Two bandits were killed while three soldiers were wounded in a series of firefights early Tuesday in Shariff Saidona town in Magu.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 26th, 2016

Authorities blame BIFF for roadside blast in Maguindanao town

South Upi Mayor Reynalbert Insular said he is convinced he was the target of the bombers who laid the improvised explosive device......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Maguindanao councilor survives ambush

A municipal councilor of South Upi town was unhurt in an ambush in Barangay Lamud on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 9th, 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

BIFF leader surrenders

A ranking leader of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters has surrendered to government forces in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

BIFF camp seized in Maguindanao

Government troopers overran a camp of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Ampatuan town on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Troops capture BIFF encampment, recover bombs in Maguindanao

Government troops on combat and clearing operation captured an encampment of the Islamic State-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter militants late this week in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao, military officials said Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Soldiers seize BIFF makeshift bomb-making facility in Maguindanao

Soldiers found Friday in an upland area in Ampatuan town some 50 kilos of ordnance convertible to improvised explosive devices and materials for roadside bombs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 26th, 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

4 BIFF bandits killed in Maguindanao

Four alleged members of the Dawlah Islamiya or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were killed in a shootout with police officers in Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2020

6,000 flee as clashes erupt anew in Maguindanao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, South Cotabato, Philippines —Days before the end of Ramadan, more than 1,000 families were forced to leave their homes in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province, after mortar shells hit their villages, a report from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) said. The BARMM’s Ministry of Social Welfare and Development […] The post 6,000 flee as clashes erupt anew in Maguindanao appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

BIFF bandit slain in Maguindanao clash

A member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters tagged in the killing of a soldier in Radjah Buayan town was slain in an encounter on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2020

BIFF men kill soldier in Maguindanao

An Army soldier was killed in a gun attack by members of the Dawlah Islamiya or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Radjah Buayan town on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 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

4 BIFF bandits wounded in Maguindanao clashes

Four more members of the Dawlah Islamiya or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were wounded in gunfights with soldiers in Maguindanao over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

14 BIFF men, 4 soldiers slain in Maguindanao clashes

At least 14 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and four soldiers have been killed in clashes in Maguindanao since Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2020

Ampatuan kin, escort hurt in ambush; cop slain in Lanao

Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao—Unidentified gunmen riding on a motorbike ambushed and injured Vice Mayor Akmad M. Ampatuan of this town—a state witness in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre case that saw 58 persons killed—on Tuesday, police said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 24th, 2019

Vice Mayor Ampatuan hurt in Maguindanao ambush

MANILA, Philippines — The vice mayor of Shariff Aguak town in Maguindanao province and his companions were injured in an ambush along the national highway on Tuesday afternoon, a police official said. Vice Mayor Akmad Mitra Ampatuan was driving a Toyota Innova when the vehicle was waylaid by unidentified assailants at about 1 p.m. Col. […] The post Vice Mayor Ampatuan hurt in Maguindanao ambush appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2019

14 BIFF members yield

DATU ODIN Sinsuat, Maguindanao (MindaNews/13 September) – Fourteen members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters surrendered Thursday with their high-powered firearms, the military said. The surrenderers were led by Alimudin Malang of the BIFF 4th division and mostly came from the marsh area in Sultan sa Barongis town in Maguindanao. Community dialogues and outreach missions […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

9 BIFF men killed in Maguindanao clash

Nine members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed in an encounter with soldiers in Shariff Saidona Mustapha town on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2019