A TEN-year-old child was killed by a bullet after suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) harassed the residence of an alleged government informant in Barangay PM Sobrecarey, Caraga, Davao Oriental.
Captain Rhyan Batchar, 10th Infantry Division Spokesperson, said based on the report they received at 12:30 a.m., Sunday, June 25, 12 fully armed NPA rebels, under Pulang Bagani Command 8, Southern Mindanao Regional Command, harassed the residence of Emmanuel Matilac, an alleged government informant.
Based on the report, the house of Matilac was burned down and a ten-year-old boy, Justin Adao, son of Leo Adao, who was also an alleged government informant by the NPA's, also died after the child was hit by a bullet on the head.
The rebels immediately fled the area after the attack. Batchar said the 67IB coordinated with the Municipal Police Station of Caraga for the conduct of thorough investigation for filing of cases against the rebels.