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Minda News
Brawner says “no more hostages remaining;” expects end of fighting “today”national Dr. Mahmud Abad. On Sunday, Brawner told reporters 20 more hostages w
Minda News / Posted an hour ago
national Dr. Mahmud Abad. On Sunday, Brawner told reporters 20 more hostages were rescued. Brawner quoted Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, chief of the Western Mindanao Command, as saying “maaring matapos ngayong araw na ito” (that the fighting... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP: Fighting in Marawi may be over within the daybegan in May, may end on Sunday. Army Col. Romeo Brawner, deputy commander of
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
began in May, may end on Sunday. Army Col. Romeo Brawner, deputy commander of Task Group Ranao was echoing what Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Western Mindanao Command chief , said about the hostilities ending within the 153rd day of the crisis. “It... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Authorities ready for retaliations by Hapilon, Maute followersin encounters with combined Abu Sayyaf and Maute gunmen since the trouble in Ma
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 hours ago
in encounters with combined Abu Sayyaf and Maute gunmen since the trouble in Marawi City started on May 23. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr. of the Western Mindanao Command said on Wednesday that units of the 6th Infantry Division in central... Read more
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WA Today
Top Filipino terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon killed in battle for Marawifive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
WA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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The Age
Top Filipino terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon killed in battle for Marawifive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Top Filipino terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon killed in battle for Marawifive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DNA test by FBI confirms it was Hapilon who was killed in MarawiSayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon after a press briefing last Monday. Año is flanke
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon after a press briefing last Monday. Año is flanked by Western Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. —JEOFREY MAITEM The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP may declare end of Marawi fighting Sunday, says generalfigures and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
figures and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Western Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez. “Most probably tomorrow, we can do it,” Galvez told reporters who asked when the military could declare the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fighting in Marawi may end imminently, says Philippine armyfive ‘significant’ figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 hours ago
five ‘significant’ figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. “Most probably tomorrow, we can do it,” Galvez told reporters when asked when the military can declare... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FBI confirms Hapilon’s death through DNA testArmed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla sai
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesman Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla said. Western Mindanao Command Chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, the senior military commander overseeing the Marawi offensive, said the troops are poised to finish off the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Manhunt on for 5 top ISIS remnantsWESTERN Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. has said government
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 hours ago
WESTERN Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. has said government security forces are tracking down five terrorists who have the potential to continue the ISIS caliphate threat in the country. Galvez on GMA News TV program “State of the... Read more
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Gulf News
Fighting in Marawi City may end soon — militaryfive “significant” figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
five “significant” figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez.“Most probably tomorrow, we can do it,” Galvez told reporters when asked when the military can declare... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Fighting IS in Philippine city may endfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Fighting IS in Philippine city may endfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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Weekly Times
Fighting IS in Philippine city may endfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Fighting IS in Philippine city may endfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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News.com.au
Fighting IS in Philippine city may endfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters on Saturday when asked when the military can... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
WestMinCom sends-off 1IB troops after liberation of Marawito Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Tampus and three other company commanders of
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
to Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Tampus and three other company commanders of the 1IB. WestMinCom chief Army Lt. General Carlito Galvez, Jr. also accorded Command plaque to the unit. In his message to the troops, Galvez said:“Maintain the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fighting in southern Philippine city may end imminently: Militaryfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters when asked when the military can declare... Read more
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Reuters
Fighting in southern Philippine city may end imminently - militaryfive “significant” figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Reuters / Posted yesterday
five “significant” figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. “Most probably tomorrow, we can do it,” Galvez told reporters when asked when the military can declare... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
End of Marawi crisis to be declared on Sundaybattle between government forces and the Maute terrorists. Western Mindanao Co
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
battle between government forces and the Maute terrorists. Western Mindanao Command (WESMINCOM) Chief Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez gave the timetable. "Tomorrow. Meron tayong hinahanap pang mga personalities (we are still looking for some... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fighting in southern Philippine city may end imminently - militaryfive "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
five "significant" figures, and three battalions of troops were closing in on their positions, said Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez. "Most probably tomorrow, we can do it," Galvez told reporters when asked when the military can declare... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AFP starts Marawi pullouthalf of the lakeside city, along with water supply, officials said. Western Mi
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
half of the lakeside city, along with water supply, officials said. Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. led the sendoff ceremony and gave awards to the officers and men of the 1IB. Galvez awarded the Silver... Read more
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The Manila Times
Sipadan kidnapping suspect nabbedto coordinate with the local government and the police in securing the city fro
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
to coordinate with the local government and the police in securing the city from the threats posed by the Abu Sayyaf to ensure that no terrorists will be coddled in Zamboanga Peninsula,” said Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr., commander of the WestMin... Read more
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The Manila Times
WestMinCom sends-off troops after regaining Marawi Citysend-off to troops of the 1st Infantry Battalion (1stIB) on Friday morning in C
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
send-off to troops of the 1st Infantry Battalion (1stIB) on Friday morning in Camp Ranao, Marawi City. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr., WestMinCom commander, awarded a Silver Cross Medal to Lt. Col. Christopher Tampus and three other... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hapilon’s cousin, 2 others yield in Basilansecurity operations to bring about the eventual defeat of the Abu Sayyaf operat
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
security operations to bring about the eventual defeat of the Abu Sayyaf operating in the ZamBaSulTa area,” said Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr., commander of the WestMinCom, referring to Zamboanga, Basilan Sulu and Tawi-Tawi provinces. “With the... Read more
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Sun Star
AFP chief downplays threat of remaining terroristsdocumentation and validation under the leadership of Western Mindanao Commander
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
documentation and validation under the leadership of Western Mindanao Commander (Wesmincom) commander Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez, Jr. The National Government will also give the informant P10 million for Hapilon and P5 million for Maute,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Another Marawi siege? Never again’encounters with combined Abu Sayyaf and Maute gunmen since the outbreak of host
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
encounters with combined Abu Sayyaf and Maute gunmen since the outbreak of hostilities in Marawi City on May 23. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. of the Western Mindanao Command said on Wednesday that units of the 6th Infantry Division in central... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Security forces ready for retaliatory attacks after death of Maute, Hapilonin encounters with combined Abu Sayyaf and Maute gunmen since the trouble in Ma
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
in encounters with combined Abu Sayyaf and Maute gunmen since the trouble in Marawi City started on May 23. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. of the Western Mindanao Command said on Wednesday that units of the 6th Infantry Division in central... Read more
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Minda News
Dialogue mechanism between military/police and Muslim religious leaders proposedWIth Lorenzana are Regional Darul Ifta Grand mufti Dr. Aboulkhair Tarason (L),
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
WIth Lorenzana are Regional Darul Ifta Grand mufti Dr. Aboulkhair Tarason (L), ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman and Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, chief of the Western Mindanao Command. Photo courtesy of MAJLIS-US-SHURA ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman and the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes onnext to Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (right) showing an image of Maute, a
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
next to Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (right) showing an image of Maute, and Western Mindanao Commanding General Carlito Galvez (left) during a press conference at a military camp in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao Philippine... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army judgement key to fate of martial law in Mindanaomartial law coverage once the war on terror in this city was over, according to
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
martial law coverage once the war on terror in this city was over, according to a high ranking military official. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of the Philippine Army’s Western Mindanao Command, said military officials involved in the... Read more
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Minda News
Oct. 15 target unmet; fighting continues in Marawitoday, this day, as target date for finishing the armed conflict,” Brawner said
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
today, this day, as target date for finishing the armed conflict,” Brawner said. Armed Forces Western Command Chief Lt. Carlito Galvez had earlier set October 15 as their target to rid the city of f ISIS-Maute terrorists. President Rodrigo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte plan to purge Lanao execs seen to hamper Marawi rehabthe military’s announcement that it had at least three options to rehabilitate
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
the military’s announcement that it had at least three options to rehabilitate the country’s only Islamic city. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, the commander of the Western Mindanao Command, said the first option was to rebuild damaged structures so... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte’s plan to ‘purge’ officials in Lanao del Sur upsets crisis teamsaid it has come up with at least three options on how to go about the rehabili
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
said it has come up with at least three options on how to go about the rehabilitation of the besieged city. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, the commander of the Western Mindanao Command, said the first option was to rebuild damaged structures so... Read more
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Minda News
8 of 17 Marawi hostage survivors reunited with familiesdependents of the Maute Group. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO At the pres
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
dependents of the Maute Group. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO At the press briefing on Monday (October 9), Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, chief of the Western Mindanao Command said the survivors would be turned over to their families by “Tuesday... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Defense chief refuses to set Marawi deadline this timedelay, we can save that much number of people. It's worth it,” Lorenzana said.
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
delay, we can save that much number of people. It's worth it,” Lorenzana said. But Western Mindanao Command chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. has already told Lorenzana that the completion of the operation is nearing. "[Galvez] told me just awhile... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t fatalities in Marawi rise to 160Oct. 15, which will be followed by a second clearing operation before the rehab
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Oct. 15, which will be followed by a second clearing operation before the rehabilitation starts,” Brawner said. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, chief of the military’s Western Mindanao Command, said the number of terrorists who continued to put up... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Evacuees can’t go home yet even if Marawi conflict endsMay 23 when Islamic State-inspired terrorists laid siege to the Lanao del Sur p
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
May 23 when Islamic State-inspired terrorists laid siege to the Lanao del Sur provincial capital. ADVERTISEMENT Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, commander of the Western Mindanao Command, said other options were to rebuild houses, buildings and... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESlauded the Philippine Marine Corps for its contributions to government’s bid to
Zamboanga Today / Posted 10 days ago
lauded the Philippine Marine Corps for its contributions to government’s bid to crush the Maute terror group. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr. commanding general of WestMinCom told Marine personnel in Marawi City Saturday that he is grateful to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More slain Maute, Abu men recovered from battle zoneinside the main battle area brought to 64 the number of bodies and skeletal rem
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
inside the main battle area brought to 64 the number of bodies and skeletal remains recovered this week alone. Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, commander of the military’s Western Mindanao Command, said the 24 bodies were found in two buildings that... Read more
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Minda News
24 bodies found in Marawistand. Col. Romeo Brawner, deputy commander of Task Force Ranao, earlier said
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
stand. Col. Romeo Brawner, deputy commander of Task Force Ranao, earlier said there were 18 bodies recovered by Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) chief, later corrected the figure at 24. Bureau of Fire Protection... Read more
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Minda News
18 bodies found in Marawitroops battled the terrorists inside a five-hectare land in Marawi. Western Mi
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
troops battled the terrorists inside a five-hectare land in Marawi. Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) chief Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez said the terrorists are still holding 28 hostages – 12 children and 16 women. He said they also spotted 33... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Año successor to be picked from 4 generalsLt. Gen. Carlito Galvez (File photo by FRANCES MANGOSING / INQUIRER.net) Lt. G
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez (File photo by FRANCES MANGOSING / INQUIRER.net) Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., the commander at the helm of the military campaign to retake Marawi City from Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists, is among four generals who... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army gives civilians safety tips in bottlesbombs falling from the sky, residents here saw plastic bottles with leaflets be
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
bombs falling from the sky, residents here saw plastic bottles with leaflets being dropped by helicopters, which Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, head of the Western Mindanao Command, said could help save more lives, including those of terrorists willing... Read more
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Minda News
From Maute to military/police custody: hostage survivors await reunion with familiesto be revealed, were still in military custody. Asked when the survivors would
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
to be revealed, were still in military custody. Asked when the survivors would be reunited with their families, Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, chief of the Western Mindanao Command told a press briefing on Monday that their plan is “Tuesday or... Read more
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The Manila Times
4 generals vie for top AFP postwithin 16 days. The four are: Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, commander of Eas
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
within 16 days. The four are: Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, commander of Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom); Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom); Lt. Gen. Salvador Melchor Mison Jr., AFP vice chief... Read more
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The Manila Times
4 generals in the running for Armed Forces chief–Lorenzanain 16 days. The four are: Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, commander of Eastern
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
in 16 days. The four are: Lt. Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, commander of Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom); Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom); Lt. Gen. Salvador Melchor B. Mison Jr., AFP vice... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pro-IS sniper in Marawi kills soon-to-marry Army junior officerthey are used as cover of our troops taking advance positions in the frontline,
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
they are used as cover of our troops taking advance positions in the frontline,” he added. ADVERTISEMENT Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, commander of Western Mindanao Command, earlier said they are confident the war will end on or before October... Read more
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The Star
IGP confirms Malaysian militant Joraimee killed in Philippinesportal. The portal, Benar News, reported the Philippine military's Western Min
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
portal. The portal, Benar News, reported the Philippine military's Western Mindanao Command's commanding officer Lt Gen Carlito Galvez as saying that Malaysia had confirmed the militant's death through DNA testing. The Star reported on Oct 1... Read more
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