• 03/19/2019
  • 05:25 AM
League Online News
Image

NPA KILLED IN MASBATE CLASH



LEGAZPI CITY -- A suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed on Sunday in a clash with members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) mobile force group in a remote village in Basud town in Camarines Norte, police said.

Police Major Maria Luisa Caluybaquib, PNP Bicol spokesperson, said while on internal security operation at around 6 a.m. Sunday, police personnel engaged a 15-man NPA group at Purok 1 Barangay Tuaca.

A five-minute firefight ensued that led to the killing of an NPA rebel whose identity is still unknown.

Recovered from the scene include a .45-caliber pistol, carbine rifle, and a hand grenade.

Policemen are still tracking down the rebel group that fled to the neighboring village of the town. (PNA)

Get the latest local government news daily from the most trusted sources. Be on the loop with current events happening in Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and Metro Manila