Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga – Amidst the intensified conduct of law enforcement operations, elements of the 1st Scout Ranger Company, 1st Scout Ranger Battalion encountered more or less 60 members of the Local Terrorist Group in Barangay Sandab, Butig, Lanao del Sur.
An armed confrontation ensued, resulting in the death of a soldier and wounding of another. As of this press time, the said operation is ongoing.
The military continues to conduct operations to neutralize local terrorists operating in the province of Lanao del Sur. (WESMINCOM-PIO)