2 NPA dead, firearms seized in Negros Oriental

Two New People’s Army (NPA) personalities died while firearms and ammunition were seized in a clash between the troops from 3rd Infantry “Spearhead” Division and NPA terrorists on December 24, 2020 at Brgy. Napacao, Siaton, Negros Oriental.

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Following a joint law enforcement operation of 11th Infantry Battalion and Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office, the encounter resulted in the seizure of one M653 rifle, one cal .45 pistol with magazine, one bandolier with two M14 magazines, backpacks with medical supplies and personal belongings, and other war materiel.

Follow-up operations are being conducted to pursue the remaining terrorists in the area.