Saturday, March 21, 2015

Abandoned rebel training camp discovered in Masbate

From the Philippine News Agency (Mar 21): Abandoned rebel training camp discovered in Masbate

Troopers from the 93rd Division Reconnaissance Company have discovered an abandoned New People's Army (NPA) training camp at Sitio Busdak Diotay, Barangay Danao, San Jacinto town, Masbate Friday morning.

This took place 9:30 a.m., 9th Infantry Division spokesperson Capt. Mardjorie Paimela Panesa said.

She added that the camp, also features a cave, which can hold around 30 NPA fighters.

Recovered were a motorcycle, one printer and a cassette radio.

Military informants said the camp was abandoned five months ago due to pressure exerted by the military.

The recovered items are now at the custody of the San Jacinto Municipal Police Station.

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