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1 dead, 3 hurt in NPA attack on Del Monte compound

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MANOLO FORTICH, Bukidnon — A security guard was killed while three others, including a civilian, were wounded when armed men believed to be New People’s Army rebels stormed the compound of a multinational firm here at around 6:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Capt. Christian Uy of the military’s 4th Infantry Division confirmed the NPA attack on the Del Monte Phiilippines Compound, also known as Camp Philips.

Dr. Taruc Larson, resident physician at the Camp Philips Memorial Hospital, identified the slain security guard as Nerry Alfredo.

Wounded were security guards Jofol Sumawan and Franklin Millanes, and civilian Mario Ayuban.

Lolo Ocena, an employee of Del Monte Philippines, said around 30 men arrived in two elf trucks and proceeded to the trucking compound where they poured gasoline on at least three units that were parked inside.  The trucks were immediately set on fire.

Ocena, who was driving from work in a motorcycle with two other co-workers, said that he was blocked by some members of the group, as he was passing by the trucking compound.

“The armed men did not identify who they were but they instructed us to park on the side.  They said that we should not worry because they would not harm us,” he said.

Reports reaching the 8th Infantry Battalion revealed that armed men also fired their guns in Atugan Bridge in Malaybalay City at the time the raid on the Del Monte Compound was being conducted.


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  • mon key

    more of the same, and expecting a different result . . . have they not learned at all? YES our government is run by s*uPD, and these guys are as st*PD too!

  • nuxun

    WHERE THE HECK ARE THE MILITARY INTEL FUNDS??? ANAK NG PASIG INUBOS NA NAMAN NG MGA GENERALS’ CHILDREN, WIVES, MISTRESSES,ETC!!!

  • branstark

    paksyet naman!!! karahasan na naman!

    itong mga ito ang tunay na nagpapabagal sa progreso ng bayan. isama mo na ang mga katulad nila enrile at gringo.

    please mga kababayan, huwag na tayong magpalinlang sa mga sangganong ito!!! iiwas nyo mga anak nyo sa mga propaganda nilang puro paatras at karahasan.

  • http://www.manila-voice.com/ 대성공

    please double check your news..mas malala pa

    share from FB post:

    “My family, friends and all people in Northern Mindanao, just knew about the bad happenings there- my friend’s husband got killed caused by gun shot in Opol, couples got killed in Nazareth, bombing in Camp Philips Bukidnon and some places in Bukidnon were under NPAs control, etc. This is not the normal place we have. We used to have a peaceful Northern Mindanao. Can’t believe in all the news right now. Really sad and worried. :( Please refrain from going out late at night and help us pray for everyone’s safety.”

    ” grabeh ka bastos bai,, ngbabag ang rebelde kdaghan s atugan bridge, dn put a lot nga pang.flat s mga sakyanan here in mambatangan, dn another blocking force npa sa miranda,on d way to philips… daghan jud kau.ng.katag cla…”

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XL6BKUHIKYKYGESMPYFIOSDWHY Walter

       What is useless group the NPA is.  The only succeed in making more miserable the lives of the poor people about which they claim to care so much. 

  • nuxun

    there’s a pnp camp in damilag just a few kilometers away from the del monte compound!! WHERE ARE THESE FREAKIN PNP AND MILITARY??? ANAK NG PASIG!! DYSFUNCTIONAL GOVERNMENT SECURITY!!! AND NAGPA GUNBAN PA KAYO MGA HINAYOPAK KAYO!!!

  • kleomarlo

    What the heck? What do they have to do that? AFP & PNP, gising naman diyan! Natutulog yata tayo sa pansitan ah…saan na ang intelligence fundd natin para ma-prevent ang mga ganitong pangyayari???

    By the way, Atugan Bridge is not in Malaybalay…it’s located in Impasugong…check your facts please….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JKTRDVA45QFBVSANZIQJM36JDI ronalda

    Ang daming magagaling na cyber-military experts talaga oo. They have all the answers. Now if only they signed up……

  • http://twitter.com/abduldarak301 abdul darak

    saka lng dumating ang mga pulis at militar ng wala na ang mga NPA.mga takot sa NPA!saan kaya ang mga pulis ng manolo fortich?a, bz sa collection sa PIONEER(illegal suertres station).doon sila nagbabantay kasi malaki ang kita nila sa illegal gambling!
     

  • http://twitter.com/abduldarak301 abdul darak

    kawawa yung guard na namatay.sana pinatay nila yung hepe ng manolo fortich police at mga taohan nya at ang mayor.illegal gambling lng kasi ang pinoprotektahan ng mga yan kasi!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CJQU6JXTCCFD7OQAPKVJH3UIVM Lito

    What happened to our peaceful place. Asa naman d i napadulong ang intelligence funds, wala man gyd nakabantay ang mga pulis ug sundalo. Unsa d i kaha ilang gibantayan.

  • tilamsik

    MGA NPA MALILIIT NA TAO ANG PINAPATAY.. BAT DI NYO TIRAHIN ANG MGA NAGPAPAHIRAP SA MAMAYAN 

  • tilamsik

    NPA has made itself a clear enemy of the grassroots

  • Pedro

    LOL May npa pa pala. ano ba pinaglalaban nila? Wala! Mga peste sila. right, mga peste na sumisira sa kabuhayan ng mga Pilipinong naghahanap buhay ng marangal. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MDQ32ZP3BWKBTSUDY3RBMTXNUU Pao

    Those terrorists were there for 30 minutes and there is a nearby police training facility and checkpoints at Alae which is like 10 minutes or less away. Where the heck were the police when this happened!

    Those NPA terrorists were extorting revolutionary taxes for years and they got back at del monte for not giving in to extortion. This is e first time this has happened on such a scale in the company’s 87 year history.

    Those terrorists should be made to pay for this atrocity.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MDQ32ZP3BWKBTSUDY3RBMTXNUU Pao

    The police commander too in Alae should be relieved of duty for failing to respond. What happened to the response time of the PNP? How incompetent!

  • Keeper242

    NPA = EXTORTIONIST



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