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Soldier killed, 6 wounded in Mountain Province ambush

By: - Correspondent / @kquitasolINQ
/ 01:38 PM December 01, 2014

mountain-province-mapBAGUIO CITY—A soldier was killed while six others were wounded when suspected communist rebels opened fire on two vehicles ferrying them in the town of Sagada in Mountain Province Sunday night, police said.

Field reports reaching here Monday did not identify the casualties.

Senior Superintendent Oliver Enmodias said the soldiers from the Army’s 54th Infantry Battalion were on a military truck and an Isuzu Elf when attacked by suspected New People’s Army rebels in Sitio Pigiw in Barangay Tetep-an at 10:45 p.m.

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The wounded were taken to the Bontoc General Hospital in the capital Bontoc.

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