CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao-Troops of 40th Infantry Battalion recovered four high powered fire arms, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other war material following a recent clash with the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Brgy Nabundas, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao at dawn of October 3, 2018.
While the troops were conducting combat clearing operation at vicinity Brgy Nabundas encountered more or less 15 fully armed men of BIFF under Zainuddin Kiaro, Noel Ganoy and Muslimin Amilil that resulted to the recovery of one M16, one M14, one M79, two IEDs, and assorted magazines and ammunitions.
With the determination to surprise the enemy, troops were able to penetrate the bandits without being detected that ensued a 20 minutes firefight, said Major General Cirilito E. Sobejana, Commander, 6th Infantry Division.
“Courage and accountability are what we try to uphold to ensure the safety and security of the civilian against evils of the terrorists.”
“This is the result of the sustain focused military operation against the BIFF and other treat groups to put an end with this terrorist group, who are responsible for the series bombing in Mindanao.” , Major General Sobejana added.
Major General Sobejana also expressed his gratitude to the civilian community who reported the hide out of this terrorist group.