SOLCOM fends off NPA attack in Camarines Sur

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on SOLCOM fends off NPA attack in Camarines Sur 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM) units have successfully fended off a New People's Army (NPA) attack against military forces based in Barangay Scout, Goa town, Camarines Sur Friday (New Year) afternoon.

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2 rebel weapons seized in Davao City clash

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 rebel weapons seized in Davao City clash 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — Troopers from the 84th Infantry Battalion have seized two New People's Army (NPA) weapons during an encounter in Tugbok District, Davao City Sunday.

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Eastern Samar rebel surrenders, yields firearm

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Eastern Samar rebel surrenders, yields firearm 

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Sept. 19 – A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) voluntarily surrendered to the joint elements of the 14th Infantry Battalion and Intelligence Unit at Vigan village in General MacArthur, Eastern Samar.

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Trooper hurt during NPA clash in Davao Del Norte

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Trooper hurt during NPA clash in Davao Del Norte 

MANILA, July 15 — While on security patrol, a trooper from the 68th Infantry Battalion was shot and wounded during an encounter with New People's Army (NPA) bandits at Sitio Bagang, Barangay Palma Gil in Talaingod town, Davao Del Norte Thursday morning.

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Rebel bomber bagged in Compostela Valley

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rebel bomber bagged in Compostela Valley 

MANILA, June 30 — Troopers from the 28th Infantry Battalion foiled a New People's Army (NPA) improvised explosive device (IED) attack with the arrest of a rebel bomber in Pantukan town, Compostela Valley Monday afternoon.

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Army condemns BIFF attack on military ambulance carrying wounded fighters

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army condemns BIFF attack on military ambulance carrying wounded fighters 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, March 31 (PNA) — The Army's 6th Infantry Division on Tuesday condemned the ambush and killing of a military ambulance driver by suspected Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao on Sunday.

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Military launches offensive vs. NPAs rebels in Bukidnon

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Military launches offensive vs. NPAs rebels in Bukidnon 

QUEZON, Bukidnon, March 9 — The military is now pursuing a group of communist rebels believed responsible for the burning of seven trucks and in the ambuscade of responding law enforcers along the Davao-Bukidnon highway Sunday.

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Police, military ready ZPRAA security plan

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Police, military ready ZPRAA security plan 

By Hirohito D. Cadion

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Feb. 20 (PNA) — Security authorities have prohibited the carrying of backpacks in all the games’ venue of the four-day Zamboanga Peninsula Athletic Association (ZPRAA) 2015 meet in this city.

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Trooper killed, 2 NPA captured in Northern Samar clash

February 4, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — A trooper from the 34th Infantry Battalion was killed while two New People's Army (NPA) fighters were captured following an encounter in Barangay Imelda, Las Navas, Northern Samar early Tuesday morning.

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Army to evacuate residents in landslide-prone Albay village

January 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army to evacuate residents in landslide-prone Albay village 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 18 (PNA) — The Philippine Army will dispatch four military trucks to Barangay Inang Maharang in Manito, Albay to evacuate about 50 families or 300 persons as a result of a landslide that trapped them on Sunday.

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