Philippine Army troops seize 2 CPP-NPA hideouts in Negros Occidental

Photo courtesy of 3rd Infantry Division, Philippine Army

In separate operations in southern Negros Occidental earlier this week, Philippine Army troops seized two Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) hideouts. According to the 3rd Infantry Division (ID), soldiers from the 94th Infantry Battalion (IB) overran the communist-terrorist lair in Sitio Buko, Barangay Tan-awan in Kabankalan City on July 22, while troops… Continue reading Philippine Army troops seize 2 CPP-NPA hideouts in Negros Occidental

Army in Panay, partners extend assistance to typhoon hit areas in Luzon

The Army’s 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division aided the Provincial Government of Capiz and partner stakeholders in Aklan Province during the hauling of relief assistance intended for the typhoon victims in Luzon on December 20 and December 25, 2020, respectively. The Philippine Air Force’s C130 aircraft brought a total of 63 tons of relief supplies from… Continue reading Army in Panay, partners extend assistance to typhoon hit areas in Luzon

2 NPAs killed, firearms seized in a clash against gov’t forces during Christmas Eve

Elements of the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry (Lapu-Lapu) Battalion stumbled upon remnants of the Southeast Front, Komiteng Rehiyon Negros, Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor (SEF, KR – NCBS) at Sitio Libjo, Barangay Napacao, Siaton, Negros Oriental on Thursday, December 24, 2020. The incident occurred after government forces received information about the presence of Communist NPA Terrorists (CNTs)… Continue reading 2 NPAs killed, firearms seized in a clash against gov’t forces during Christmas Eve