2 NPA fighters killed in Surigao Sur clash — 36IB

According to the Cantilan Municipal Police Station, two New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents were killed in an encounter in Surigao del Sur on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The conflict occurred at 5 PM in the mountainous terrain of Sitio Agsam, Barangay Cabas-an in Cantilan. “The 36th Infantry Battalion (36IB) of the Army informed this police… Continue reading 2 NPA fighters killed in Surigao Sur clash — 36IB

Philippine Army’s 5ID unearth NPA anti-personnel mine ‘factory’ in Cagayan

After conducting airstrikes against the insurgents, the military uncovered a New People’s Army (NPA) bunker in Barangay Dungeg, Sta. Teresita, Cagayan, where the rebels had been manufacturing anti-personnel mines. According to Maj. Jekyll Dulawan, a spokesperson for the 5th Infantry Division (5ID), troops on a reconnaissance patrol encountered about 40 NPA fighters, resulting in a… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 5ID unearth NPA anti-personnel mine ‘factory’ in Cagayan

NPA guerrilla killed in Misamis Oriental firefight

The Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) verified the death of a New People’s Army (NPA) rebel in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental, following a firefight on Sunday, August 28, 2021. According to Maj. Francisco Garello, 4ID Public Affairs Office chief, the NPA guerrilla’s body was discovered by the 42nd Division Reconnaissance Company (42DRC) under the operational… Continue reading NPA guerrilla killed in Misamis Oriental firefight

Army provides dignified wake for 2 NPA insurgents abandoned by their compatriots during a clash

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The military and local government in San Isidro, Northern Samar, gave two unnamed killed insurgents of the New People’s Army (NPA) a proper wake days after their colleagues deserted them in a confrontation with government forces. The bodies of the two unnamed rebels have been on display in front of San Isidro town hall for… Continue reading Army provides dignified wake for 2 NPA insurgents abandoned by their compatriots during a clash

Philippine Army’s 40IB held a flag salute on International Humanitarian Law Day

40 Infantry "Magiting" Battalion

The 40th Infantry (Magiting) Battalion held a flag salute in commemoration of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) day with the theme “Upholding the Law of Armed Conflict Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Protecting Humanity for Healing and Recovery (Pagpapatibay sa Batas ng Digmaan sa Panahon ng Pandemya Para Sa Kalunasan ng Sangkatauhan)” held at the Headquarters, Barangay… Continue reading Philippine Army’s 40IB held a flag salute on International Humanitarian Law Day

NPA fighter surrenders, hands over his firearm in Aurora in order to ‘peacefully live’ with his family

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A member of the New People’s Army’s (NPA) Militia ng Bayan (MB) freely surrendered and handed over his firearm to military authorities in Aurora on Saturday afternoon. Lt. Col. Reandrew P. Rubio, commanding officer of the Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry (Sinagtala) Battalion (91IB), stated on Sunday that in Aurora this year, a total of 38… Continue reading NPA fighter surrenders, hands over his firearm in Aurora in order to ‘peacefully live’ with his family

Top Mindanao NPA leader yields, denounces ex-comrades

A ranking leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered on August 2 after being fed up with the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) “cyclic and futile cause.” Eduardo S. Genelsa alias “Lando” of Barangay Bongabong, Pantukan, Davao de Oro served dual positions as commander of the Pulang Bagani Company 3 and staff for… Continue reading Top Mindanao NPA leader yields, denounces ex-comrades

NPA leader in Zamboanga del Norte surrenders due to exhaustion, starvation, sleep deprivation

A high-ranking member of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the military in the province of Zamboanga del Norte due to exhaustion, starvation, and lack of sleep. After surrendering to the combined troops of the 97th Infantry Battalion (97IB) and the 42nd Infantry Battalion (42IB) in Sitio Tungilawan, Barangay Bagumbayan in the town of… Continue reading NPA leader in Zamboanga del Norte surrenders due to exhaustion, starvation, sleep deprivation

Military claims to have wiped out 5 NPA fronts on Zamboanga Peninsula

The military claims to have dismantled five guerrilla fronts of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the Zamboanga Peninsula, greatly weakening Communist rebel strength in the region. As a result, Brigadier General Leonel Nicolas, commander of the Army’s 102nd Infantry Brigade, declared two provinces – Zamboanga Sibugay and Zamboanga del Sur – free of communist… Continue reading Military claims to have wiped out 5 NPA fronts on Zamboanga Peninsula

NPA rebel slained, landmines discovered in an Eastern Samar encounter

On the outskirts of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, a New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed, and anti-personnel mines were confiscated during a skirmish between government troops and the communist group on Sunday. Soldiers from the Philippine Army’s 78th Infantry Battalion (78IB) were patrolling the rural village of San Andres when they came upon a… Continue reading NPA rebel slained, landmines discovered in an Eastern Samar encounter