Army, suspected NPA rebels clash in Quezon province | Inquirer News
Close  

Army, suspected NPA rebels clash in Quezon province

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 09:53 PM July 27, 2018

Quezon province map (RADYO INQUIRER FILE PHOTO)

LUCENA CITY – Army soldiers and suspected New People’s Army rebels clashed in an encounter in Padre Burgos town in Quezon province Friday, police said.

Senior Supt. Osmundo de Guzman, Quezon police director, quoting spot report from local police station, said that a still unidentified rebel was killed in the encounter between troopers from the Army’s 85th Infantry Battalion and a band of communist guerillas in the mountainous area of Barangay (village) San Isidro around 5 p.m.

ADVERTISEMENT

Some communist guerillas were also reportedly injured in the battle, police said.

Police are monitoring hospitals and clinics in the nearby areas in search for the wounded alleged NPA rebels. /jpv

FEATURED STORIES

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

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: AFP, clash, NPA, quezon, rebels, Regions
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2021 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.