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4ID troops seized 2 firearms and neutralized a CTG member in Bukidnon

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City – The troops of 1st Special Forces

Battalion (1SFBn) under 403Bde, 4ID, encountered more or less seven (7) elements of

the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) in Purok 6, Brgy Imbayao, Malaybalay City,

Bukidnon on April 18, 2022, which resulted in the death of a certain Darren Jane Tilucan

and the capture of two (2) M16 Rifles.

4ID Commander, Maj. Gen. Wilbur C. Mamawag, stated that the engaged CTGs are

splintered elements of SRC5, NCMRC, who from Lanao del Sur tried to cross over

towards Bukidnon for safety, after having been badly punished by the 1SFBn troopers in

a previous encounter at Brgy Tikalaan, Talakag, Bukidnon on April 6, 2022, which

resulted in four (four) deaths (CTG leaders) and the capture of 16 high-powered


For the month of April alone, the Joint Task Force Diamond has already captured 33

firearms and neutralized a total of 16 CTG members through surrender, arrest and

encounters in its Area of Operation both in Northern Mindanao and Caraga regions.


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