Army, NPA clash in Mindoro; soldier wounded
LUCENA CITY—An Army soldier was wounded in a clash between government troops and New People’s Army rebels in Paluan town in Occidental Mindoro on Wednesday, a military official said.
Lt. Col. Angelo Guzman, spokesperson of the military’s Southern Luzon Command (Solcom), said the soldier, whom he did not identify, was wounded in the firefight that started at 7:15 a.m.
In a post on the Solcom information group’s Facebook account, Guzman said the firefight was ongoing as of 8:30 a.m.
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