NPA mounts ambush in Sorsogon, sniping ops in Negros
Three fascist soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) were killed in armed actions of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Negros and Sorsogon on January 15.
The NPA-Sorsogon ambushed the 18-man operating unit of the 22nd IB and CAFGU in Barangay Calmayon, Juban, Sorsogon. A CAFGU member was killed while two others were injured. The ambushed unit is part of the troops operating in the adjacent barangays of Calmayon, Maalo and Calateo in the town of Juban and Barangay Calpi and Dolos in Bulan since 2020.
The NPA-Central Negros mounted consecutive snipe operations on the same day. Two soldiers were killed. Red fighters first sniped the troops of the 62nd IB in Sitio Palasan, Barangay Guba, Vallehermoso, Negros Oriental. By 6 o’clock in the evening, snipers aimed at the soldiers in Sitio Batang-batangan, Barangay Bucalan, Canlaon City.