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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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2 ASG bandits killed, 4 others captured in Sulu

2 ASG bandits killed, 4 others captured in Sulu

Two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits were killed while four others were captured following a brief firefight when troops launched a law enforcement operation in Sulu, a top military official said Thursday. Lt. Gen. Arnel dela Vega, Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief, said the firefight broke out around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in Barangay Kajatian, Indanan,...