NPA ambush kills 10 soldiers in Negros
The New People’s Army (NPA)- Central Negros ambushed operating troops of the 62nd IB at Sitio Tabago, Barangay Sandayao, Guihulngan on August 14. The soldiers did not notice that Red fighters were aware of their presence. They were blasted upon entering the NPA camp. Ten soldiers were killed and 2 others were wounded.
Meanwhile, the NPA unit belied the claim of the military that an “encounter” took place at Sitio Maluy-a in the same barangay wherein a Red fighter was purportedly killed. The NPA said that the military actually killed farmer Requem Remasog. They also arrested three minors