Army troops clash with NPA in Agusan, 1 NPA member dead

Philippine Army troop, operating under the 4th Infantry Division, clashed with NPA members at Brgy. Magsaysay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur on December 18, 2020.

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The clash resulted to death of one NPA member and seizing of high-powered firearms.

“While conducting an operation within the vicinity, the troops encountered more or less 25 NPA terrorists ensuing a firefight that lasted for about 45 minutes until the enemy forces withdrew towards different directions,” the Philippine Army said.

“One NPA personality was killed during the exchange of fires, and one AK 47 rifle and four M16 rifles were seized. The troops are currently conducting pursuit operations around the area,” it added.