Ang Bayan
February 07, 2020

5 soldiers killed in NPA armed action

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FIVE SOLDIERS WERE killed in an armed action mounted by the New People’s Army (NPA)-Mindoro against 4th IB forces on January 26, at Sitio Kianay, Barangay Naibuan, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.

Ka Madaay Gasic, NPA-Mindoro spokesperson, said that the armed action is a response to intensifying focused military operations in the province. Military operations commenced on Janury 11 in the towns of Bulalacao, Magsaysay and San Jose.

The offensive is also a response to the Retooled Community Support Program Operations which is being used by the AFP to deceive and terrorize the people of Mindoro.

AB (2020-02-07): 5 soldiers killed in NPA armed action