Saturday, August 19, 2017
Close  
newsinfo / Regions

3 NPA rebels dead in encounter with troops in Cagayan

newsinfo / Regions
  • share this

3 NPA rebels dead in encounter with troops in Cagayan

/ 06:23 PM February 27, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Three New People’s Army rebels were killed in an encounter with police forces Tuesday in Cagayan, the military said Wednesday.

Colonel Loreto Magundayao of the Army’s 5th Infantry Division did not identify the two rebels that clashed with police in Lakambini village, Tuao town at about 1:30p.m.

Captured was one of the wounded rebels identified as Alex Tiborcio of Lasam town but who died Wednesday morning. His body was brought to Cagayan Valley Regional Center in Tuguegarao.

ADVERTISEMENT

Recovered by police were a rifle, one 9-millimeter pistol, and one hand grenade, Magundayao said.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cagayan, Communist Insurgency, Encounter, NPA, Politics
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.




© Copyright 1997-2016 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved