Alleged NPA slain, soldier hurt in Occidental Mindoro clash

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 04:37 PM June 29, 2019

LUCENA CITY –– A suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed and an Army soldier wounded in an encounter in Calintaan town in Occidental Mindoro province Saturday morning.

A report from the military’s Southern Luzon Command here said combined Army soldiers and policemen clashed with an estimated 20 rebels in Sitio Cambiswer in Barangay Poblacion around 9 a.m.


The clash left a still unidentified male communist guerrilla killed while one Corporal Freddie Casinova was slightly wounded.

The government forces recovered one M14 rifle, one M16 rifle with a 40-mm grenade launcher, four mobile phones, assorted medicines, and rebel documents left by the NPA who retreated after a short firefight. (Editor: Leti Z. Boniol)


Read Next
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: clash, Encounter, Local news, New People's Army, NPA, Occidental Mindoro, Soldier
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.