Friday, June 22, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Sorsogon town police station attacked

/ 09:35 AM November 04, 2017

GUBAT, Sorsogon — A group of suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels attacked the municipal police station of Gubat in Sorsogon province late Friday night.

Senior Inspector Nicolas Malipot, police chief, said the suspects, clad in green uniforms, fired several shots that hit the back and side portion of the police station at around 9:26 p.m.

Malipot said the armed men fired at the building from a distance of about 50 meters away in the attack that lasted for about two minutes, then withdrew on board motorcycles towards Barangay (village) Buenavista at the southwest portion of the town.

ADVERTISEMENT

He said the police conducted hot pursuit operations, though witnesses, who requested not to be named, said nothing like that happened.

The attack in Gubat town was the second one after the daring attack last month on the outpost at the business district here that killed one cop. Juan Escandor Jr., @JuanEscandorINQ, Inquirer Southern Luzon

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

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: attack, Bicol, news, police station, Regions, Sorsogon
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
sports

One-man show

June 23, 2018 06:00 AM

newsinfo

Marijuana biz hub found in Taguig

June 23, 2018 05:54 AM



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.