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65 NPA rebels and supporters surrender in Sorsogon

65 NPA rebels and supporters surrender in Sorsogon

Sorsogon – Sixty five (65) rebels formally surrendered in the government and were presented in a ceremony held in 903rd Infantry Brigade based in Castilla, Sorsogon. Of the mass surrenderees, 38 are regular New People’s Army (NPA) members (35 male and 3 female); 25 are members of Sangay ng Partido sa Lokalidad (20 male and...

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25 NPA Members and supporters surrender in Bukidnon

25 NPA Members and supporters surrender in Bukidnon

MARAMAG, Bukidnon — Twenty-five New People’s Army (NPA) rebels and “Militia ng Bayan (NPA supporters)” surrendered to the 88th Infantry “Maringal” Battalion in Maramag, Bukidnon. Lt. Col Franklin F. Fabic, 88IB Commander, said the surrendered rebels and supporters operate under NPA’s Coy Thunder, Sub Regional Committee 2 (SRC 2), Southern Mindanao Regional Committee (SMRC). “Through...

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5 NPA rebels surrender in Zambo Norte

5 NPA rebels surrender in Zambo Norte

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Five New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered to authorities amid the continuing military offensives against communist guerrillas in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, officials said Wednesday. The five NPA surrenderers have turned over eight anti-tank improvised explosives, a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) and a caliber .30 M1 Garand rifle when they...

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AFP, PNP vow relentless efforts to crush NPA

AFP, PNP vow relentless efforts to crush NPA

MANILA — The military and the police on Wednesday vowed to undertake relentless efforts in compliance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to wage an all-out war against the communist terrorist group New People’s Army (NPA). “We are engaging the New People’s Army all out — employing and utilizing all its resources in a focused, surgical,...

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NPA attacks Bukidnon army on humanitarian mission

NPA attacks Bukidnon army on humanitarian mission

A group of New People’s Army (NPA) terrorists ambushed the Philippine Army 8th Infantry Battalion (8IB) Bravo Company at Nasandigan sub-village in Kalabugao, Impasugong town, leaving three soldiers wounded. The soldiers were on a mission to secure local government workers who carry goods and provide basic services in an event dubbed “Magbuliga Koy (peace and...

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NPA hit squad leader captured in Agusan Norte

NPA hit squad leader captured in Agusan Norte

Authorities captured a New People’s Army (NPA) leader allegedly involved in several high-profile killings in Agusan provinces, an Army official said Sunday. Lt. Roel Maglalang, civil-military operations officer of the Army’s 23rd Infantry Brigade, identified the NPA leader as Joaquin Madrinian, who was captured by a team of military and police personnel in the Agusan...

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309 Abu Sayyaf terrorists neutralized in 2018: AFP

309 Abu Sayyaf terrorists neutralized in 2018: AFP

Military operations against the Abu Sayyaf Group have resulted in the neutralization of 309 terrorists from January 1 to December 26 this year, an official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said. The figure is broken down into 201 surrendered terrorists, 76 killed, and 32 arrested, AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel...

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New year, new life for young ex-NPA rebels

New year, new life for young ex-NPA rebels

It was also December, when “Ka Iyong” joined the New People’s Army (NPA) five years ago. Christmas in the years that followed was never the same again, until he came back home at the end of November this year, with the help of soldiers, whom he thought were the bad guys. Iyong and “Ka Cindy”...

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More than 11K NPA rebels, supporters surrender

More than 11K NPA rebels, supporters surrender

Some 11,605 New People’s Army rebels and supporters have surrendered to the government, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said. Col. Noel Detoyato, AFP public affairs office chief, said on Thursday the figure is from Jan. 1 to Dec. 26 this year. Of this number, 1,222 are regular NPAs; 1,398 are “Militia ng Bayan”...

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‘Corruption’ forces entire NPA unit to yield in Agusan Sur

‘Corruption’ forces entire NPA unit to yield in Agusan Sur

An entire People’s Army (NPA) unit surrendered to government forces on Christmas Day in Agusan del Sur, an Army official said on Dec. 26. Brig. Gen. Andres Centino, commander of the Army’s 401st Infantry Brigade based in the Agusan del Sur town of Prosperidad, said the 19 NPA surrenderers consisted of team leaders and regulars...