Mother unit honors hero soldier killed by CPP-NPA

The remains of hero soldier Army Second Lieutenant (2LT) Zaldy V. Lapis was honored by his mother unit Philippine Army 7th Infantry Division (7ID) in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija today, January 5.

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2LT Lapis, as part or 72nd Division Reconnaissance Company (DRC), was killed in action during a firefight with CPP-NPA members in Malibcong, Abra on January 4.

“In honor of the fallen hero, a mass was held at 7ID’s St. Joseph the Worker Chapel today, January 5,” 7ID said.

“He will be flown back to his hometown in Dingle, Iloilo early tomorrow, where he will soon be laid to rest,” it added.