Army operating troops of the 80th Infantry “Steadfast” Battalion under the 2nd Infantry “Jungle Fighter” Division, recovered war materiel after clashing with the CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) at Sitio Sapang Munti, Brgy. San Mateo, Norzagaray, Bulacan on August 13, 2022.
The encountered Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) belonged to Platun 1 (Sentro De Grabidad), Komiteng Larangan Gerilya Narciso, Sub-Regional Military Area 4A, under the Southern Tagalog Regional Party Committee (STRPC).
Troops were able to recover one M16 rifle, one short magazine for m16 with 9 rounds of ammunition, one 9mm pistol, one cal.45 pistol, two grenades, three smartphones, one sack of rice, other war materiel and CTG’s subversive documents.
The Army leadership commended the 80IB on their relentless focused military operations which resulted in the recovery of CTG’s war materiel in Bulacan. — PA