NOLCOMNorth Luzon Command (Philippines)
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The Armed Forces of the Philippines's Nolcom has reportedly tightened security in several areas in the region, including the Manaoag church in Pangasinan and other cities and places of worship.
The alert memo, issued on August 2, ordered intelligence units to conduct a "heightened monitoring" after the Nolcom received information that a "Crusader City" with business centers and "Crusader churches" in northern Luzon are "being targeted for attack."
In a separate interview, NolCom Deputy Commander Brig.
Despite this, the Armed Forces of the Philippines will continue to monitor and conduct surveillance operations in the Nolcom area of operations.
The ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES had earlier issued an 'alert memo' ordering intelligence units of Nolcom to heighten intelligence monitoring amid reports that some establishments and churches are being targeted for a terror attack.
Lieutenant General Ramiro Manuel Rey, commander of the AFP-Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom), echoed Arevalo's pronouncements, and said the intelligence information turned out to be "negative" upon validation.
The construction of the 'multi-purpose' shelter that began on March 23, 2018, was taken in what the Nolcom said was 'to optimize our maritime entitlements within our country's sovereign territory and promote safety of life at sea in the northernmost areas of the country.'
There have also been no sightings of Chinese water cannons nor dredging ships in the waters of Scarborough Shoal, which is also called Bajo de Masinloc, according to Nolcom commander Lt.
'The memo was intended for our intelligence units in the Nolcom's area of responsibility,' Arevalo said.
Like the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police (PNP) is also validating reports that terrorists are out to conduct attacks on targets in the 'named areas' of Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM), PNP chief, Gen.
Pagala said the troops of the Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) were continuously working with different local government units and agencies in isolating and disabling the communist insurgents from pursuing their terroristic objectives.