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Suspected NPA rebel killed in Camarines Sur clash

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LEGAZPI CITY – A suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed in an encounter with the government troops in Iriga City in Camarines Sur province on Saturday morning.

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Captain John Paul Belleza, Philippine Army’s 9th Infantry Division public affairs chief, said the 49th Infantry Battalion and the police had a 15-minute firefight with the NPA rebels in Barangay San (village) Vicente Norte at around 3:10 a.m. where a still unidentified rebel died.

Belleza said the team responded to information about sightings of armed men in the said remote village.

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They also recovered an M16 rifle, materials used in making anti-personnel mines, and other personal belongings.

/MUF

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