Home / Philippine News / Palawan clash kills rebel

Palawan clash kills rebel

Authorities on Friday reported that a member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed when government forces clashed with the rebel group in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan early Friday.

Government troops recovered the slain rebel’s body and a KG 9 sub-machinegun after the skirmish, according to a report from the Armed Forces’ Western Command.

Members of the Marine Battalion Landing Team 3 encountered the rebels in Sitio Karangyan, Barangay Concepcion at around 6 a.m., and no casualties were reported among the troops.

Pursuit operations are ongoing against the surviving rebels, who fled after the skirmish, the military added.

***
Credit belongs to : www.tribune.net.ph



index.php

Philippines detects 10 more cases of coronavirus variant first detected in India

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine health authorities announced Saturday that they detected 10 more cases of …