Thursday, April 11, 2019

WESTMINCOM: Troops encounter CNTs amid focused military operation

Posted to the Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCOM) Website (Apr 11, 2019): Troops encounter CNTs amid focused military operation

While conducting a focused military operation, troops of the Alpha Company, 10th Infantry Battalion encountered 40 Communist NPA Terrorists in Barangay Nueva Vista, Don Victoriano Chiongbian, Misamis Occidental at 5:20am today (April 11).

A gunfight ensued after which enemy withdrew to southeast direction.

One platoon from the Bravo Company of the 10IB immediately conducted pursuit operation and engaged an undetermined number of CNTs in Barangay Napangan of the same municipality.

The two encounters resulted in the wounding of six soldiers, while casualties on the enemy side are yet to be determined.

Troops continue to scour the area.

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