Gov’t troops discover arms cache in Davao de Oro

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The 66th Infantry (Kabalikat) Battalion and the Davao De Oro Provincial Police Office (DDOPPO) through the conduct of joint AFP-PNP Intel Operations successfully discovered arms cache in the vicinity of Mamada, Sitio Libuton, Brgy Andap, New Bataan, Davao De Oro on May 25, 2022.

These items were buried by members of New People’s Army (NPA) from the ROC-HQ, SMRC as revealed by @Wen-wen, former member of ROC-HQ SMRC who recently surrendered in the hands of the government.

Among the discovered items from the area are: three AK47 Rifle, two magazines, one M16 Rifle, and one M203 Grenade Launcher.

Lt. Col. Julius M Munar, Commanding Officer of 66IB commended the troops for the successful operation and recognized the effort of the former rebel who led to the discovery of arms cache.

“This proves that these Former Rebels have turned their back to the NPA’s doctrine and shifted their support to the government,” Lt. Col. Munar, said.

The recovered high powered firearms were brought to 1st DDOPMFC, Purok 16, Brgy Poblacion, Nabunturan, Davao de Oro for proper disposition. — PA

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