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‘MILF rebels’ in Cotabato assaults Army, Cafgus

06/28/2008 | 09:17 AM

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines - Some 30 suspected Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels attacked on Friday militia and Army camps in Midsayap and Aleosan towns, both in North Cotabato, reports reaching police headquarters said.

Suspects first harassed the 11th Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (Cafgu) detachment manned by a certain Army S/Sgt. Pagsugiron in Pagangan-Uno village in Aleosan, around 10:30 p.m. Friday, said Sr. Supt. Lester Camba, North Cotabato Philippine National Police provincial director.

Another group of alleged MILF rebels also attacked an Army detachment under the command of Army S/Sgt. Torres in Ranggaban-Dos village in nearby Midsayap town.

The police said the rebels fired at the detachments in separate attacks but none among the government troops was injured.

Army Col. Julieto Ando, spokesman of the 6th Infantry Division, said the suspects could be coming from the 105th Base Command of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces of the MILF under Commander Umbra Kato.

The troops were still on a defensive stance. “We retaliate once we’re attacked," Ando said.

Camba said the PNP and the Army’s 602nd Brigade in North Cotabato have been placed under heightened alert since last week after hundreds of MILF rebels were sighted massing up in towns of Pigcawayan, Libungan, Midsayap, Aleosan, Kabacan and Pikit.

He said that the insurgents attacked Wednesday two power facilities in M’lang and Matalam towns. They first bombed a steel tower of the National Transmission Corporation in Bagontapay village around 9:45 p.m.

Two hours later, they fired anti-tank rockets at Cotelco’s biggest sub-station in Matalam, he added.

MILF are gearing for war because their unjust and very unfair demands are not being met by the Government. This shows again and again that they (MILF) are just thieves in disguise as soldiers for bangsamoro people. They are a bunch of selfish people with power in their mind because they carry guns..And yes, they are again toppling transmission towers and bombing power stations to again show how ruthless and selfish they are..They are the pigs of the mindanao conflict..Pigs..Greedy selfish people who claims ownership of the whole of Mindanao..
IF we really look at history, the real owners of Mindanao are not them..but those pagan natives that they drove,killed or massacred if the natives did not accept their religion..Those pagan natives are the real owners of Mindanao...


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