NPA mounts 9 armed actions in 5 provinces

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Units of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Aurora, Albay, Camarines Sur and Norte, and Negros Occidental provinces launched a series of armed actions during the past weeks. These attritive actions are part of serving justice to the victims of militarism and fascist attacks by state forces.

In Aurora, seven 91st IB troopers were killed in an NPA armed action in the mountainous parts of Barangay Diteki, San Luis, Aurora in the morning of June 9. Corporal Noel F. Caya was among the soldiers killed. The 91st IB denied their other casualties.

Simultaneous harassment operations were staged by the NPA-Albay against two military detachments on June 10. One was against a CAFGU detachment in Barangay Pantao, Libon. This was followed by an operation against another paramilitary detachment in Barangay Cuyaoyao, Pio Duran.

On the same day, Red fighters in Camarines Sur staged three armed actions against 81st IB camps. The NPA attacked the military detachments in Barangay Inoyunan, Bula and in Barangay Cambalidio, Libmanan. An NPA unit also launched a sniping operation against troops implementing a Retooled Community Service Program (RCSP) in Barangay Calabnigan, Libmanan.

In Camarines Norte, the 9th IB suffered three confirmed casualties in an NPA ambush in Purok 5, Barangay Canapawan, Labo on June 8. The Red fighters attacked the team of soldiers approaching their position at 1 o’clock in the morning.

In Negros Occidental, the NPA-South Central Negros fired shots against a CAFGU detachment in Barangay Hilamunan, Kabankalan City on June 13.

NPA mounts 9 armed actions in 5 provinces