outbrain
Close  

2 suspected NPA rebels killed in Sunday clash in Aurora

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 03:51 PM September 03, 2018

FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Palayan City – Two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were killed in a 45-minute firefight between soldiers and armed men in Aurora province on Sunday afternoon, the military reported on Monday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Members of the Army’s 91st Infantry Battalion, led by 2Lt. Hamton Dawaton, engaged about 20 armed men at 3:45 p.m. in Barangay (village) Villa at Maria Aurora town, said Major Gen. Felimon Santos, Jr., commander of the 7th Infantry Division.

The identities of the slain men have not been established. No soldier was hurt.

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
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: Aurora province, International news, New People’s Army, Philippine insurgency, Philippine news updates
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 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.