NPA mounts offensives in Sorsogon, Negros and Agusan

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Four armed actions were mounted by units of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Negros, Sorsogon and Agusan del Sur from September 5 to 14.

Police Executive M/Sgt. Israel Rebosura of the Pilar Municipal Police Station was killed in a partisan operation by the NPA-Sorsogon on September 5 in Purok 2, Sityo Cagduyong, Barangay Ginablan, Pilar, Sorsogon. He is an active intelligence agent setting up a network of police informants in the villages of Pilar.

In Negros Occidental, the NPA fired upon more than 30 soldiers under the 94th IB while on patrol in Sityo Dawahan, Barangay Buenavista, Himamaylan City on September 6. Soldiers scampered bringing along their casualties.

A police officer was killed in a sniping operation by the NPA on a police substation in Sityo Parkingan, Barangay Trinidad, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on September 10. The next day, a 62nd IB soldier was killed in sniping operations by Red fighters in the village of Sityo Tuko Gamay. The soldiers are encamped near the civilian community, which violates international humanitarian law.

Meanwhile in Agusan del Sur, a soldier was killed and three were wounded in an NPA ambush against the combined troops of the 26th IB, 41st DRC and Special Forces in the mountainous area of Barangay Moretola, San Luis on September 14.

NPA mounts offensives in Sorsogon, Negros and Agusan