Early Tuesday morning, fighter jets began screaming low over the armed group cornered at the Tanduo village since Feb 9.
Continuous explosions are being heard as the police and army move in against the gunmen who are reportedly firing back.
The situation around Tanjung Labian, about 7km away from Tanduo village in Felda Village 17 was tense as more than 300 villagers huddled in a community hall kept hearing the explosions.
7.00am: Several fighter jets screamed over Tanduo village, followed by artillery fire
7.30am: At least six continuous explosions were heard and journalists at Sahabat 16 resort said the jets looped back flying low
8.30am: Military trucks were seen going in. Elite military and police squads were also on the ground and believed to be involved the shootouts with the gunmen.