2 NPA members surrender to Philippine Army troops in Quezon

On January 8, 2022, two lay-low NPA members willingly surrendered to Philippine Army troops from the 85th Infantry Battalion in Buenavista, Quezon. After facing famine and abuse under the control of Sub Regional Military Area 4B (SRMB-4B) , former NPA members Ka Jomel and Ka Rowen turned to the government. The former insurgents also urged… Continue reading 2 NPA members surrender to Philippine Army troops in Quezon

3 NPA rebels voluntarily surrender in Nueva Ecija

Three inactive members of the communist group New People’s Army (NPA) voluntarily surrendered to authorities in Nueva Ecija on Tuesday in order to continue living peacefully with their families. In an interview on Wednesday, Lt. Col. Julito B. Recto, Jr., officer-in-charge of the Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry “Sinagtala” Battalion (91IB), identified the surrenderers as Ka… Continue reading 3 NPA rebels voluntarily surrender in Nueva Ecija

2 civilians, 4 troopers injured as NPA hits Surigao del Sur evacuation

At around 10:15 AM on Wednesday, communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels attacked a preemptive evacuation conducted by government troops in Barangay Cancavan, Carmen, Surigao del Sur, injuring two civilians and four army troopers. Col. Joseph Boquiren, Director of the Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (SDSPPO), told on Thursday that the two civilians and… Continue reading 2 civilians, 4 troopers injured as NPA hits Surigao del Sur evacuation

4 NPA rebels killed in Masbate clash

Four New People’s Army (NPA) rebels on Friday morning were killed in an armed clash with government troops between the towns of Esperanza and Placer in Masbate province. Concerned citizens reported the presence of NPA guerillas in their area, prompting soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Battalion (2IB) of the 903rd Infantry Brigade, assisted by the… Continue reading 4 NPA rebels killed in Masbate clash

10 NPA rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat

An Army officer claimed Thursday that ten disheartened communist New People’s Army insurgents surrendered to the military in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat region. “The surrenderers wanted to start life anew by living peacefully,” said Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, Army’s 6th Infantry Division commander and concurrent chief of the Joint Task Force Central (JTFC). The NPA group… Continue reading 10 NPA rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat

NPA rebel killed in Camarines Sur clash

A New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed in an armed clash between government forces and communist guerrillas in Barangay Salvacion, Ragay, Camarines Sur on Sunday. Maj. John Paul Belleza, 9th Infantry Division spokesperson, said in a statement on Monday that the gunfight lasted 30 minutes and resulted in the death of the still unidentified rebel… Continue reading NPA rebel killed in Camarines Sur clash

8 CNTs yield in Davao Occidental

Eight CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNT) voluntarily surrendered to the 73rd Infantry Battalion (73IB) at Barangay Sugal, Jose Abad Santos, Davao Occidental on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, due to a lack of support from mass base sympathizers and increased combat operations by the soldiers. Members of a disbanded guerilla front were among the surrenderers, as were former… Continue reading 8 CNTs yield in Davao Occidental

Army troops seize NPA arms cache in South Cotabato

Operating troops from the 38th Infantry Battalion and the 5th Special Forces Battalion uncovered an arms cache consisting of two 5.56 mm M16 Bushmaster rifles at the border of Brgy. Basag and Brgy. Kematu, both in T’boli, South Cotabato on Friday, November 19, 2021. The feat, according to Lt. Col. Anhouvic Atilano, was made possible… Continue reading Army troops seize NPA arms cache in South Cotabato

53IB commander sworn to relentlessly pursue NPAs in Zamboanga del Sur

A top military field commander has pledged to hunt down any remaining New People’s Army (NPA) rebels planning to cause chaos in Zamboanga del Sur’s hinterlands. The statement was released by Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera, commander of the 53rd Infantry Battalion, after troops from the battalion battled with NPA rebels on two different occasions in… Continue reading 53IB commander sworn to relentlessly pursue NPAs in Zamboanga del Sur

Philippine Army’s 201IB neutralize 3 NPAs in Quezon province

After multiple encounters in different parts of Quezon province from November 13 to 18, 2021, operating forces from the 201st Infantry Brigade neutralized three New People’s Army insurgents. After four encounters against the enemy forces, the troops seized an M16 rifle, an M653 rifle, three Caliber.45, an anti-personnel mine, a hand grenade, a medical kit… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 201IB neutralize 3 NPAs in Quezon province