Military, BIFF clash in Maguindanao town

Lore Mae Andong and Harry Villareal, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 08 2018 04:53 PM

DATU SAUDI AMPATUAN, Maguindanao - The military encountered about 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters here, authorities said Thursday.

The firefight in Sitio Lapitos, Barangay Lower Salbowas was between the Army and the BIFF group under Commander Karialan.

There were no immediate reports of casualties, but the fighting forced the suspension of some classes.

Some classes in the are were also suspended following the firefight.