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Army says top Bataan communist rebel ‘Boy’ killed in clash

/ 07:15 PM June 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—A man tagged by authorities as a ranking communist rebel was killed in a clash in Bataan province last weekend, according to the military.

He was identified only by his aliases—Boy or Randy.

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But the military said Boy, or Randy, was the second in command of a New People’s Army (NPA) unit operating in Bataan.

According to a statement of the Army’s 7th Infantry Division, Boy or Randy was killed in a clash between rebels and members of the Philippine National Police’s Special Action Force at the village of Pinulot, Dinalupihan town last June 26.

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Soldiers, the statement said, found an M-14 Armalite rifle, a two-way radio, bandolier, four long and short magazines with 147 bullets and a mobile phone at the clash site.

Government forces suffered no casualty, the Army statement added.

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