Gov’t troops, Reds clash in remote Negros village

first_imgBACOLOD City – Two soldiers were wounded in afirefight with suspected New People’s Army rebels in Sitio Sicaba, BarangayGawahon, Victorias City, Negros Occidental. The clash transpired around 8:30 a.m. onFriday – the same day that President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to declare thecountry under martial law if atrocities like this continue.  * Two handheld radios with accessories A 30-minute gunfight ensued before therebels backed away as bloodstains were seen in their escape route. The clashleft two soldiers from the 79th Infantry Battalion wounded.  * Four jungle packs and personal belongings,assorted medicines, eight pieces blankets, three rain boots and subversivedocuments. * One bandolier with five magazines for AK47, Pasaporte once again lambasted the NPA’slatest atrocity for their deliberate efforts to sabotage government activitiessuch as disseminating health information to prevent the spread of COVID-19 incommunities. * One binocular, “We are on top of the situation. There will beno letup on our operation against the NPAs and at the same time we willcontinue supporting local government units in addressing health concernsbrought about by COVID-19,” said Pasaporte./PNcenter_img * Two cellular phones, * One bandolier with two M16 magazines loadedammunitions * One compass, There were no immediate details yet oncasualties from among the rebels.  * Two improvised explosive devices Colonel Inocencio Pasaporte, commander of thePhilippine Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade, said soldiers and policemen werespreading information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic inSitio Sicaba when they crossed paths with gunmen believed to be from the NPA. The items recovered by the troops during theirclearing operation were as follows: last_img read more


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