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11 suspected NPA rebels surrender in Masbate

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 09:27 AM October 18, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — At least 11 suspected members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered on Thursday afternoon to the Masbate police, a report said Friday.

Bicol police spokesperson Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib said three of the surrendered rebels were alleged regular NPA members while the rest were mass-based members of the Larangan Guerilla North Masbate of the NPA’s Jose Rapsing Command operating in Masbate province.

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The rebel surrenderers are all residents of Barangay (village) Igang in Masbate City, police said.

The surrender ceremony was held at around 1:30 p.m. at the Masbate 1st Provincial Mobile Force Command Headquarters in Camp Bonny Serrano in Masbate City.

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Police said the surrenderers yielded two caliber 357 revolvers and a caliber 38 revolver. /muf

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