High-powered firearm seized in Maguindanao

CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – One high quality locally made Cal. 50 sniper rifle was seized during the conduct of clearing operation of the combined troops of 22nd Mechanized Company of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army and 57IB, 6ID in Brgy Alongangen, Datu Piang , Maguindanao on Saturday, October, 7 2017.


The operation was triggered after concerned civilians reported to the military, that high-powered firearms are hidden and planned to be transferred to other area.
The operation was launched to eliminate loose firearms and protect the people against atrocities, Major General Dela Vega, said.
Likewise, commended the troops involved for the successful conduct of the operation. The support of the community by providing significant information was also recognized.


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