2 rebels killed in clash

September 13, 2018


By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY --- At least two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were killed during  a clash with government troopers on Tuesday in Barangay Malabog, a remote village in Caramoan, Camarines Sur, a military report said.

The identities of the slain rebels are yet to be determined, according to Army Capt. Joash Pramis, 9th Infantry Division Public Affairs chief said.

Pramis said a patrol of soldiers were on combat operation at around 12:40 p.m. Tuesday when they chanced upon a 10-man NPA group in the remote village.

The bloody encounter resulted to the death of two rebels and the recovery of a carbine rifle.

Army troopers are in pursuit operation against the fleeing rebels.


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