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Suspected NPA rebels storm barracks of fruit company in Davao

By: - Correspondent / @inqmindanao
/ 08:54 AM April 29, 2017
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Communist guerrillas in Davao Oriental province say they will shift from combat to providing free labor for farmers once the ceasefire with the government is reinstated. —KARLOS MANLUPIG

DAVAO CITY – Suspected New People’s Army rebels, numbering about 80, stormed the guard house and barracks of fruit company- Lapanday Foods Corp. – in Barangay Mandug here around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

The suspected rebels then conducted a checkpoint and prevented people from passing by the area, Chief Insp. Teresita Gaspan, the city police spokesperson, said.

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Gaspan said the police had already sent enforcers to the hinterland village, which is more that 30 kilometers from the city proper.

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