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NPA killed, 4 soldiers wounded in Albay clash

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MANILA, Philippines—A New People’s Army rebel was killed and four soldiers were wounded in an encounter in Albay Tuesday morning, the military said.

Major Angelo Guzman of the Army’s 9th Infantry Battalion said police and military troops encountered five communist rebels while conducting combat operations in Tobgon village in Oas town at around 9 a.m.

The slain rebel was identified as  Dalmacio Delapunta, also known as Boy.

The wounded soldiers were brought to hospital for treatment.

A cal.45 pistol and a hand grenade were recovered in the encounter site, Guzman said.

Brigadier General Ricardo Visaya, commander of the 901st Brigade, ordered pursuit operations.

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Tags: Albay , Armed conflict , New People's Army , NPA

  • tagatabas

     NPA sagabal kayo sa pagunlad ng bayan. You are better than nothing, Noon oo may ipinaglalaban kayo ang martial law, now obsolete na ang mga issue ninyo. You are nothing but terrorist, hired killers, extotionist at panggulo at nananakot ng mga taong bayan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    NPA salot mga terrorista sagabal sa pag unlad sigaw nila digmang bayan kawawa naman yung mga napapatay nila kawawa yung mga pamilya at mga anak ng sundalo nag lilingkod sa bayan mabuhay mga sundalo pilipino salamat sa pag tatanggol sa katahimikan ng pilipinas ha yop ka NPA yung lider nila si sison nag papasarap sa netherlands

  • $5699914

    One less cockroach…hope more to follow….

  • Luka Munyita

    Bakit isa lang ang napatay? Sana marami pa para mawala na yang mga pesteng NPA na yan! Mga daga, ipis at lamok sa lipunan! Mga salot!

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