Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Philippine security forces killed at least five suspected communist guerrillas in two clashes in the southern Mindanao region during the weekend, the military said Tuesday.
A group of 20 soldiers on foot patrol on Sunday in the town of Carmen in Surigao del Sur province came upon 10 men believed to be New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas, who engaged the troops in a gunbattle for several minutes, said Capt. Francisco Garello, the local army spokesman.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The Arakan Army (AA) ambushed a military convoy traveling in an area under the control of the Myanmar military’s Western Command in southern Rakhine State’s Ann Township on Sunday, injuring one soldier.
Office of the Commander-in-Chief spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun confirmed that one soldier was wounded when Myanmar Army troops were attacked with remotely detonated landmines in Ann Township. He said the rebels detonated two landmines under a military convoy and retreated when soldiers fought back against them during the clash, which took place in a rural area of the township.
Monday, May 13, 2019
At least 13 Taliban militants were killed after clashes erupted between police and militants in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, Ministry of Interior Affairs said Sunday.
“Afghan National Police came in contact with militants in Nadir Khan village, Maruf district, Kandahar province; the clashes left 13 militants dead and nine others wounded,” the ministry said in a statement.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Three gunmen have stormed a five-star hotel in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least one person, officials say.
The attack targeted the Zaver Pearl-Continental Hotel in the strategic port city of Gwadar, the centrepiece of a multi-billion-dollar Chinese project.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
A Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility for a blast that killed at least nine people in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, the militants said in a statement.