Marine offers ultimate sacrifice in fierce battle with NPA

The government troops of Philippine Marines fought with the communist terror group New People’s Army in a fierce battle in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat last Sunday (October 14, 2018).

The clash took around 8:25 a.m. at Sitio Lumoton of Barangay Datu Wasay when the operating troops of 63rd Marine Company of Force Reconnaissance Group encountered with the members of Guerilla Front 73 of Far South Mindanao Regional Committee (FSMRC).

The fierce firefight resulted in the death of Cpl Jonas D. Reyes and wounding of Cpl Bry-an M. Dela Cruz.

“One of our troops has offered his life and one was wounded, not minding their own safety to protect our communities from communist terror group. Our soldiers have fought many battles to keep Central Mindanao free from threat of terrors,” said Joint Task Force Central Commander Maj. Gen. Cirilito E. Sobejana. 6ID