An Army captain was killed Tuesday in a fierce firefight against 50 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan, the military said.
Army spokesman Lt. Col. Randolph Cabangbang identified the officer as Capt. Harold Camazo, 31, commanding officer of the 11 Scout Ranger Company of the 4th Ranger Regiment.The unit is under the Special Operations Command (SOCOM).
“He was killed while he and his troops were conducting clearing operations against the terrorist groups,” Cabangbang said.Camazo was a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy “Sanlingan” Class 2005. He was a native of Magsaysay, occidental
On Monday, three Abu bandits were killed in an encounter with Army forces in Barangay Mebak in Sumisip town.The bandits were led by Juhair Aliman alias Botong Ivo.