Gov’t soldiers find NPA war weapons in Bulacan
NORZAGARAY, Bulacan — Government troops on Sunday, September 18, unearthed several firearms and ammunition reportedly belonging to the New People’s Army (NPA).
Capt. Rommel Jordan, civil-military operations officer of the Philippine Army’s 70th Infantry Battalion, said the war materiel or supplies was discovered at 6: 30 a.m. in a forested area at Sitio (sub-village) Sarumbibit, Barangay San Mateo.
Acting on a tip from a villager, Army troops and police officers found an M-16A1 rifle, a Colt M653, a defaced M653 (Elisco), ammunition for 5.56 mm, and steel and plastic magazines placed inside a sack.
Jordan said the war armaments belonged to the NPA’s Narciso Command based in the mountains of Rizal and Bulacan within the Sierra Madre Mountain range. INQ
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