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86 NPA, supporters surrender to government

86 NPA, supporters surrender to government

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte, Sept. 13 — Seven New People’s Army (NPA) regulars, 14 Militia ng Bayan (MB) and 65 members of Underground Mass Organizations (UGMOs) surrendered to the government on September 11, 2019, in Barangay Lawan-lawan, Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte. The surrenderers also turned-in three high-powered firearms composed of one M16, one Carbine,...

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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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14 NPA, Militiang Bayan surrender, community role commended

14 NPA, Militiang Bayan surrender, community role commended

Eastern Mindanao Command commended the role of the communities in facilitating the recent surrender of two NPA regulars and 12 Militiang Bayan who yielded to the government in two different instances in Eastern Mindanao on January 29, 2019. “We express our admiration to the communities who facilitated the surrender of our deceived and lost brothers....

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A 19-year old NPA Squad Leader Surrenders

A 19-year old NPA Squad Leader Surrenders

On February 02, 2019, certain A.K.A Joshua, a nineteen (19) year old full time member of New People’s Army voluntarily surrendered to Lieutenant Colonel Esteveyn E Ducusin, Battalion Commander of 71st Infantry (Kaibigan) Battalion at Headquarters of 71st IB in Purok 8, Brgy. Nueva Visayas, Mawab, Compostela Valley Province. A.K.A Joshua is a resident of...

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3 NPAs killed in AgNor

3 NPAs killed in AgNor

Three New People’s Army (NPA) terrorists died in an encounter with the 29th Infantry (MATATAG) Battalion (291B) at Sitio Patagon, Barangay Anticala, Butuan City on Sunday, Jan. 27. Through the continuous effort of Post Community Support Program (CSP), government troops of 291B received information from concerned civilian that NPA terrorists are conducting extortion and threat...

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Security officials condemn Jolo blast; vow suspects’ arrest

Security officials condemn Jolo blast; vow suspects’ arrest

Ranking defense, military and police officials scored the perpetrators of the bloody bomb attack at a church in Jolo, Sulu province, which killed an initial number of 17 people and wounded 57 others Sunday morning. “We strongly condemn the bombing that transpired at the Jolo Cathedral in Barangay Walled City, Jolo, Sulu at 8:15 a.m....

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Teenage NPA Member Surrenders in Oroquieta City

Teenage NPA Member Surrenders in Oroquieta City

An eighteen year-old Communist NPA Terrorist surrendered to 10th Infantry Battalion in Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental Monday (January 21, 2019). “Alias Jessie (not his true name) was tired and desperate of the regulations and the illegal activities of the group that led him to escape and surrender,” said Lt. Col. John Andrada, the 10th Infantry...

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Full-time NPAs, Mother and Son Surrender in Mawab

Full-time NPAs, Mother and Son Surrender in Mawab

A mother and her son, both are fulltime members of the New People’s Army (NPA) voluntary surrendered to 71st Infantry (Kaibigan) Battalion on January 19, 2019, 11:00am. A.K.A Bella, 56 years old, married, a Political Instructor (PI) and Platoon Medic, who was the mother of A.K.A Rebo, 24 years old, Single, was a Sandatahang Yunit...

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ARMM plebiscite generally peaceful: Comelec

ARMM plebiscite generally peaceful: Comelec

The plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has been peaceful with no reported untoward incident, officials said Monday. “The plebiscite in the whole of ARMM is generally peaceful,” said lawyer Ray Sumalipao, Comelec-ARMM regional director, in a press conference here. “ “It is too early to...