PNP PRO ARMM Official Website - Various Firearms and Thousands of Assorted Ammunition Confiscated during Clearing Operation

Various Firearms and Thousands of Assorted Ammunition Confiscated during Clearing Operation

Marawi City – The Joint AFP/PNP 2-Day Search and Clearing Operations was conducted on June 6-7, 2017 in areas of Barangay Bangon, Datu Saber, Matampay, Sitio Green and Camp Ranao believed to be occupied by MAUTE rebels. Personnel from RPSB ARMM, CIDG and Lanao del Sur PPO led by PSSUPT Marlon A Tayaba created a group of investigators to look for illegal firearms and explosives and to collect evidences left by the rebels. The team has discovered high powered firearms in some houses such as 40mm, Rocket Propelled Grenade, M203 rifles, M16 and M14 rifles, Shotguns, AK47 and thousands of assorted ammunition. The mission of this operation was to search and clear the areas that was initially occupied and possibly serves as a stronghold to the MAUTE members, suppress suspected snipers fighting against the government troops and to clear the buildings from IEDs and other various contraband that is relevant to the enemies.

Top of Page