Parayno said no soldier was killed or wounded in the clash.
Soldiers recovered a .45 caliber pistol, two containers full of bullets and three motorcycles left by the fleeing rebels.
With the recent NPA attacks in different parts of the country, the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Sunday renewed its “surrender or die” warning to communist guerrillas.
But Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison on Monday said it was “absurd” for President Duterte and the military to call on the NPA to surrender. —Delfin T. Mallari
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