Operating troops from the 2nd Infantry “Jungle Fighter” Division encountered New People’s Army (NPA) members on December 14, 2020 at Sitio Surong, Brgy. Aguas, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro.
A 30-minute firefight ensued after the troops responded to the reports of concerned citizens of the presence of more or less 20 NPAs in the area.
The said encounter led to the death of four enemy personalities and the seizure of eight high-powered firearms.
Pursuit operations are ongoing to find, fix, and finish the remnants of the terrorist group. PHILIPPINE ARMY