PH Army says 6 rebels dead in Agusan Norte, Bukidnon clashes
MANILA, Philippines—Six suspected communist rebels were killed in separate clashes with the military in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte provinces, the military said.
In the first clash, five suspected members of New People’s Army were killed in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon around 6:46 a.m. on Monday (Sept. 20), the Army’s 4th Infantry Division said.
Eleven high-powered firearms were found at the clash site. No casualties were recorded on the government side.
Another communist rebel was killed in a clash with policemen and soldiers in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte on the same day.
The rebel was identified as one alias Jimboy, of NPA’s Northeastern Mindanao Regional Committee.
Three high-powered firearms were found at the site, the 4ID said.
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