Fascists besiege Bukidnon and Lanao Sur


More than 900 soldiers of the 82nd IB, 51st IB, 58th IB, 1st Special Forces Battalion and Scout Rangers besieged villages along the boundary of Talakag, Bukidnon and Tagoloan II, Lanao del Sur on October 15-21.

Soldiers aboard five military trucks and two armored personnel carrier (APC) attacked barangays San Rafael, Lemonsudan and Kibulag in Talakag on October 15. The soldiers installed two cannons in the area. On the next day in Tagoloan II, 16 military trucks, along with two APCs carrying two cannons, entered Barangay Pinilayan. This was followed by soldiers aboard four trucks and eight trucks carrying military suppliers the next day.

After a week, the 5th IB also laid siege on several villages in the town of Maguing, Lanao del Sur for three days. Soldiers indiscriminately fired a 60mm cannon. They also coerced residents to surrender.

Soldiers aboard five KM35 trucks and 10 vehicles returned to Barangay Lemonsudan on October 31. They served as security escorts of the mayor of Talakag and Communications Sec. Martin Andanar.

Fascists besiege Bukidnon and Lanao Sur