Friday, March 20, 2015

2 rebels captured in Negros

From the Philippine Star (Mar 20): 2 rebels captured in Negros

Two suspected New People’s Army guerrillas were arrested following a 15-minute firefight with government security forces in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Wednesday.

Felipe Bolo, 34, and Conrado Sison, 19, were arrested by members of the Army’s 62nd Infantry Battalion and 6th Special Action Battalion of the police’s Special Action Force, the military said in a press statement yesterday.

The suspects were turned over to the San Carlos police for checkup and inquest, Major Ray Tiongson, chief of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division public affairs office, said.

Reports said the members of the government security forces were patrolling in
Barangay Cod-cod when they encountered with a band of insurgents at around 7:30 a.m.

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