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3 cops injured in Maguindanao blast

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IED BLAST. Three cops are injured in Mamasapano, Maguindanao after an improvised explosive device went off. Photo courtesy of Chief Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac/PNP

An improvised explosive device attached to a police vehicle goes off in Mamasapano, Maguindanao

MANILA, Philippines (May 9, 2017) — At least 3 policemen were injured on Tuesday, May 9, after an improvised explosive device (IED) attached to a police vehicle exploded in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Continue reading 3 cops injured in Maguindanao blast

3 dead in Maguindanao bomb blast as troops, BIFF clash

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Authorities say Muslim rebels booby-trapped a highway to target military convoys, but it detonated when a van with 6 civilians drove through it late Tuesday

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2016) — Three civilians were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Maguindanao where the army and Muslim rebels have engaged in sporadic fighting for days, police said Wednesday, February 17.

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3 soldiers wounded, 3 Muslim rebels dead in Maguindanao fighting

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The fierce gun battle occurred simultaneously in the villages of Butilen, Andabit, and Tee, the military says

COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Feb. 7, 2016) — Three government security forces were wounded as they clashed Saturday, February 6, with an undetermined number of fighters of a breakaway group of Continue reading 3 soldiers wounded, 3 Muslim rebels dead in Maguindanao fighting

ISIS recruiting in Central Mindanao, says MILF

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BLACK FLAG. Filipinos carry the black flag in the southern Philippines. Sourced by Rappler
The MILF says some students and young professionals are encouraged to join ISIS out of frustration

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines (Jan. 26, 2016) — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said Tuesday, January 26, the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (also known as ISIS, IS, ISIL or Da’esch) is indeed recruiting members in at least 3 provinces in Central Mindanao.

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Civilians take up arms vs ISIS and BIFF in Mindanao

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RED GOD’S SOLDIERS. Members of armed Christian group Red God’s Solders set on fire a flag of ISIS during a gathering Tuesday, January 19, 2016 somewhere in Central Mindanao mountains. Photo by Jef Maitem.
In a gathering somewhere in the mountains of Central Mindanao, Brother Asiong, spokesman for Red God’s Soldiers, leads over 300 men in burning the ISIS flag

CENTRAL MINDANAO, Philippines (Jan. 19, 2016) — Members of an armed Christian group here burned a flag of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Tuesday, January 19, to show their opposition to attacks by ISIS-inspired organizations against civilians and the reported plan of the terror group to set up its own province in the region.

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