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Operations in Marawi ‘all Filipino’ – Westmincom chief

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THE MARINES. This photo taken on June 9 shows marines from the 7th Marine Company operating against extremist Maute Group. Photo by Bobby lagsa/Rappler

Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez says, the Americans are limited to giving ‘technical assistance,’ and none of their soldiers are fighting on the ground

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines (Jun. 12, 2017) — The United States Navy surveillance aircraft P3 Orion is a constant in almost all of the Philippine military’s most dangerous operations. Continue reading Operations in Marawi ‘all Filipino’ – Westmincom chief

Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

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ADDRESSING TERROR THREATS. During a visit to a military camp in Sulu, President Rodrigo Duterte inspects firearms seized from the Abu Sayyaf. Malacañang file photo

Malacañang assures the public that security forces are in control of the peace and order situation in Central Visayas

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — Malacañang lauded the bravery and heroism of military and police who were able to foil an attack in Bohol by suspected members of local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. Continue reading Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

10 killed as gov’t forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol

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File photo of Filipino soldiers in Sulu. Rappler.com

3 soldiers, a cop, and at least 5 of the armed men are killed in clashes that started at 5 am on Tuesday, April 11

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — The military and the police on Tuesday, April 11, exchanged gunfire with “heavily armed lawless elements” in Bohol. They are believed to be members of local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. Continue reading 10 killed as gov’t forces foil Abu Sayyaf attack in Bohol