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CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao– Assorted firearms and improvised explosive devices were seized during the conduct of clearing operations of Army troopers at Brgy Poblacion, Datu Piang and Brgy Katibpuan, Talayan all of Maguindanao on October 16, 2017.

The recovery of one M653 rifle, one M203 grenade launcher and assorted magazines and ammunitions was triggered by an information received from civilian residents that the firearms of Abunawas Damiog @ Bayawak of the Bangsamoro Islamic freedom Fighters were kept by an unidentified person at Olandang Bridge, Datu Piang.

Likewise, 603Bde recovered three IEDs and other personal belongings when reliable information do out BIFF sightings on board a motorized boat in Talayan.was relayed to the troops.

“The successful operation was a result of the focused and intensified military operations against the local terror groups in Central Mindanao”, Major General Dela Vega said.