What is Mamasapano massacre?

What is Mamasapano massacre?

The event commemorates the heroism of the 44 members of the PNP’s elite force who were killed on Jan. 25, 2015 in an operation aimed at hunting down Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Abdhir, alias “Marwan”, in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. (

Is Marwan dead?

January 25, 2015Zulkifli Abdhir / Date of death

Why did Mamasapano massacre happen?

Originally a mission to serve arrest warrants for high-ranking terrorists, it led to the deaths of 44 members of the SAF, 18 from the MILF and the BIFF, five civilians, and the death of Zulkifli Abdhir confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the PNP at 6:30 p.m. on February 4, 2015, through a …

How many PNP chiefs are there in the Philippines?


No. Name Term
22 Camilo Cascolan September 2– November 10, 2020
23 Debold M. Sinas November 10, 2020 – May 8, 2021
24 Guillermo Eleazar May 8– November 13, 2021
25 Dionardo B. Carlos November 13, 2021 – Present

What was the main objective of Oplan Exodus?

According to the report, the main objective of OPLAN: Exodus was “to neutralize high value targets (HVTs)” that were on the list of U.S. wanted international terrorists (PNP BOI, 2015).

Who started Saf 44?

Founded by then Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Vice Chief of Staff and Philippine Constabulary (PC) Chief, Lieutenant General Fidel Valdez Ramos on May 16, 1983, SAF’s primary task was to battle insurgency and terrorism.

Who is Maute brothers?

Abdullah Maute (died August 7, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Omar Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.

Is ISIS in the Philippines?

ISIL maintains operations in the Philippines through local jihadist groups – Maute group, Abu Sayyaf group, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and Ansar Khalifa Philippines. The groups pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2014 or the following years.