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MILF commander meddled in Army-ASG encounters — DND

Friday, August 3, 2012

MILF commander meddled in Army-ASG encounters — DND


The government has filed a protest against the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for possible violation of the ceasefire agreement with the suspected involvement of an MILF commander in the recent encounter between the Army’s elite Scout Ranger and Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists in Basilan.
Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, during the Defense Press Corps Forum, said the complaint was forwarded to the Joint Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of Hostilities (JCCCH) of the government and the MILF.

Relatedly, after suffering setbacks against the ASG in Basilan during the past weeks that resulted in the killing of 10 soldiers and six civilians, the military has relieved its brigade commander in the area and appointed a combat-tested officer to address the menace posed by the terrorists..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/2405-milf-commander-meddled-in-army-asg-encounters-%E2%80%94-dnd

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