23IB troopers clash with CTGs in Agusan Del Norte

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Members of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) clashed with troops from the 23rd Infantry Battalion of the 4th Infantry Division in Barangay Guinabsan, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on Monday, September 6, 2021.

In a 15-minute combat, the operating soldiers came face to face with 25 CTG militants from the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee (NCMRC), resulting in the recovery of three AK47 rifles, two M203 grenade launchers, and one Anti-Personnel Mine.

The Philippine Army salutes the bravery of Private First Class Jerry Mambantayao, who gave his life in the service of his country. Rest confident that the Philippine Army is dedicated to carrying out its mission of defending the Filipino people.

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