Soldier wounded in BIFF attack
John Unson (The Philippine Star) - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines  –  A personnel of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division was wounded in a gun attack by suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters or Dawla Islamiya on Friday.

S/Sgt. Rex Maleficiado, 38, was on his way home from duty at Camp Gonzalo Siongco in Datu Odin Sinsuat when he was shot near a Catholic church less than a kilometer away from the Army camp.

Maleficiado was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police said the BIFF is known for attacking off-duty soldiers and bombing non-military targets to avenge the deaths of their cohorts in clashes with government troopers.                                                    

CAMP GONZALO SIONGCO REX MALEFICIADO
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