The New People’s Army in South Cotabato declared an Army trooper its prisoner of war.
The New People’s Army have killed a personnel of the national police, three members of the armed forces and wounded several others during its attacks in Davao Oriental province on Friday.
The New People’s Army said its attack against Army troops in Calinan, Davao City, morning of Wednesday is “justified” as “it was a fitting punishment against the brutal operations of the Oplan Bayanihan counter-revolutionary forces.”
Sanchez said they will use the confiscated weapons to equip newly formed additional NPA platoons.
The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter said it installed Sheik Ismail Abubakar as the new chairman after the untimely demise of BIFF founder Ustadz Ameril Umra Kato. Sheik Ismail Abubakar was the BIFF’s former Vice Chairman for Political Affairs.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has ordered the release of three cops held captive by the New People’s Army in Surigao del Norte today (Thursday).
“The more plausible one is to evacuate the rumored one US fallen and another wounded that necessitated a helicopter pronto to hide their own and actual participation in the botched operation,” said Fr. Eliseo “Jun” Mercado in a Facebook post afternoon of Thursday.
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is “doing a Pontious Pilate” in his speech on the “botched” operations of the Philippine National Police – Special Action Force (SAF) in Maguindanao.
The National Democratic Front said it cancelled the release of its three police captives because of the presence of Army forces in the area for release.
During the 46th year anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines, a communist leader here said “the revolutionary struggle continues to grow ever stronger toward victory in the southernmost region of the country.”