NPA harasses 63rd & 87th IB
THE NEW PEOPLE’S Army (NPA)-Western Samar twice harassed elements of the 63rd IB on June 16 in Barangay Bay-ang, San Jorge, Samar. Two soldiers were killed-in-action. Three elements of the 87th IB were also killed in a harassment operation in Barangay Sto. Niño, Paranas on June 27.
Meanwhile, the NPA meted a punitive action against Sonny Moreno, a member of the Military Intelligence Battalion (MIB), in Poblacion, San Jose de Buan last July 7. He actively participated in surrender campaigns against civilians. Moreno was also a notrious rabid counter-revolutionary mercenary of former mayor Ananias Rebato. The NPA punished Rebato on October 2018.