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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: philstar philstarOct 3rd, 2020

Troops capture Sayyaf terrorist, recover 16 pipe bombs (Contains graphic photos)

SULU – Security forces captured an Abu Sayyaf fighter and led soldiers to a terrorist hideout in the southern Philippine […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

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

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

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

301st Infantry Brigade troopers capture communist terrorist camp

ILOILO CITY, April 18 -- Army troops from the 61st Infantry Battalion successfully captured the communist terrorist encampment.In a press release issued by the 301st Infantry "Bayanihan" Bri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 19th, 2020

301st Infantry Brigade troopers capture communist terrorist camp

ILOILO CITY, April 18 -- Army troops from the 61st Infantry Battalion successfully captured the communist terrorist encampment.In a press release issued by the 301st Infantry "Bayanihan" Bri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2020
Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

5 bandits dead as BIFF attacks outpost

At least five members of the militant group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed while a number of others were wounded following a clash with government troops Friday night in Maguindanao province......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Thousands displaced in BIFF, AFP encounters

More than 10,000 villagers have been displaced in Maguindanao since Thursday following encounters between soldiers and members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

4 BIFF men killed in Maguindanao clash

Four alleged members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were killed and at least three more persons were injured when soldiers battled members of the militant group who entered a community in Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao, the military said. Residents of that community confirmed the death of four militants who they saw being covered with […] The post 4 BIFF men killed in Maguindanao clash appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Anti-Terror Law worsens human rights situation in Maguindanao

Hundreds of families have been forced to evacuate since the imposed lockdown due to continuous military operations allegedly against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). But the aerial bombings and mortar shelling victimized civilians; the latest casualties include two children and a pregnant woman. The post Anti-Terror Law worsens human rights situation in Maguindanao appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Gov t troops encounter NPAs, recover firearms in Quezon

CAMP CAPINPIN, Tanay, Rizal, Feb 3 --Combined elements of the AFP-PNP recovered five firearms after a 25-minute intense firefight against 10 NPA terrorists in Brgy Bulo, Mulanay, Quezon on Tuesday,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2021

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

Assault team

Troops from Special Action Forces launch assault against armed suspects in a law enforcement operation in Barangay Limbo, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Saturday, 23 January 2021.  Thirteen persons were killed, among them a police officer. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA.   Read story  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

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

Soldier, 4 BIFF bandits wounded in clash

A soldier and four members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters were wounded in an encounter in Kabuntalan, Maguindanao on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 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

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:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020