Thursday, November 26, 2015

Reds attack lumad village; 1 wounded

From Tempo (Nov 27): Reds attack lumad village; 1 wounded

CAMP BANCASI, Butuan City – A villager was wounded while properties were destroyed when New People’s Army (NPA) rebels allegedly attacked a peaceful lumad village at Miaray area, Barangay Mandahican, in Cabanglasan town, Bukidnon province, the military reported yesterday.

Capt. Joe Patrick A. Martinez, spokesman of the Army’s Northeastern and Northern Mindanao 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division (4th ID), said terror and fear gripped the community after the alleged group of Junie Tilocan, alias certain “Watiwit, indiscriminately fired their weapons, destroying some of the villagers’ properties and hitting one Angelo “Loyloy” Yanggahon in the right arm.

The 4th ID spokesperson said the civilian victim was immediately brought to Bukidnon Provincial Hospital in Malaybalay City after the NPA bandits left the area on Monday afternoon.

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