Army, NPA members clash in Sorsogon


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Posted at 10/30/2011 4:12 PM | Updated as of 10/31/2011 6:42 AM

MANILA, Philippines– Members of the 49th Infantry Batallion of the

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Philippine Army clashed with members of the New People’s Army at Barangay Tinampo in Bulusan, Sorsogon on Sunday morning.

Military officials said they engaged the communists in a 10-minute clash. As of press time, there are no reports of casualties.

The military received complaints the NPA members supposedly harassed residents and extorted them of their money.

Recovered from the scene were several improvised explosive devices, an M-16 rifle, a caliber-45 pistol and several supposedly subversive documents. – report by Erick Baldo, ABS-CBN News Bicol

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  1. Pingback: [In the news] 500 flee as AFP intensifies operation vs. NPA in Agusan – MindaNews | Human Rights Online Philippines

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