5 soldiers killed in NPA armed action
FIVE SOLDIERS WERE killed in an armed action mounted by the New People’s Army (NPA)-Mindoro against 4th IB forces on January 26, at Sitio Kianay, Barangay Naibuan, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.
Ka Madaay Gasic, NPA-Mindoro spokesperson, said that the armed action is a response to intensifying focused military operations in the province. Military operations commenced on Janury 11 in the towns of Bulalacao, Magsaysay and San Jose.
The offensive is also a response to the Retooled Community Support Program Operations which is being used by the AFP to deceive and terrorize the people of Mindoro.