Colonel Romeo Brawner - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Colonel Romeo Brawner


Indonesian fighter arrested in Marawi

Nov 01, 2017 - 3:49 PM

(UPDATED) Philippine police say the 22-year-old Indonesian fighter told them that his group was involved in a 2016 suicide attack that killed 8 people in Jakarta and was claimed by ISIS

FIGHTER? The civilian Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) arrests an Indonesian national in Marawi. Sourced photo

6 soldiers charged for looting in Marawi

Nov 01, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Task Group Ranao deputy commander Colonel Romeo Brawner maintains the military does not tolerate looting and claims it's an isolated incident

BATTLE AREA. The war displaced almost all of Marawi City's 200,000 residents. Rappler photo

Black-clad armed men harass towns outside Marawi

Sep 23, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The military says it is investigating the presence of 5 to 7 armed men in the town of Bayang in Lanao del Sur

HARASSMENT. Mayor Aslani Pangarungan Balt says about 20 black-clad armed men harassed a military detachment in his town Bayang. Rappler photo

Troops penetrate Maute defensive position in Marawi

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Troops recover 23 structures including a 5 storey building that make up part of the enemy s ‘strong defensive position’

Marawi battle zone down to 20 hectares

Sep 08, 2017 - 3:01 PM

It is about the size of the campus of University of Santo Tomas in Manila except the battle zone is a commercial area packed with high rise buildings

DAY 109. JTF Marawi spokesperson Captain Jo-ann Petinglay, local government spokesperson Zia Alonto Adiong, and Task Group Ranao deputy commander Romeo Brawner give updates on the situation in Marawi