CAMP Siongco, Maguindanao – The Army troopers of Joint Task Force Central (JTFC) discovered six abandoned nipa huts of the local terrorist group (LTG) who had been on the run due to massive and sustained military operations in Maguindanao on September 28, 2020.
Initially three (3) huts were found by the members of 7th Infantry (Tapat) Battalion in Barangay Tuntungan, Datu Hoffer, Maguindanao around 9:07 in the morning. Upon searching, the Troops found one empty magazine and one holster for Cal.45 pistol.
At 11:25 in the morning of the same day, troops discovered another three houses which resulted to the recovery of one baofing commercial radio and six cell phones in the same area.
“This is not a victory announcement, but it is a significant progress in our fight against the local terrorist in the area. Our efforts to end this cycle of violence that is hampering our nation’s progress will not stop until the said terrorist group is eradicated”, Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, commander of Joint Task Force Central said.