Military applauds public’s assistance in crushing NPA in Surigao del Sur

The military claimed on Thursday that the growing cooperation of local residents in Surigao del Sur has been critical in the government’s attempts to smash the province’s New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents. Lt. Col. Michael Rey Reuyan, commander of the 36th Infantry Battalion (36IB), issued a statement thanking the residents of Sitio Agsam, Barangay Cabas-an,… Continue reading Military applauds public’s assistance in crushing NPA in Surigao del Sur

NPA militant killed in Surigao clash

In Tago, Surigao del Sur, a New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed in a clash with military authorities on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The Army’s 75th Infantry Battalion claimed in a report on Wednesday that at around noon, military forces engaged five rebels in a five-minute firefight in Km. 22, Barangay Caras-an. The encounter… Continue reading NPA militant killed in Surigao clash

6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, said that six (6) New People’s Army (NPA) combatants were killed in two separate clashes in Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte. According to reports, the NPA was confronted in its hideout by the 1st Special Forces Battalion (1SFBn) under the operational supervision of… Continue reading 6 NPA militants killed in Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte clashes

Village leaders in Southern Leyte entice 4 rebels to surrender

According to the Philippine Army on Monday, village leaders in Sogod town, Southern Leyte, were instrumental in the recent surrender of four members of the New People’s Army (NPA). The Barangay Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict in San Francisco Mabuhay village, according to the Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade, persuaded the four NPA… Continue reading Village leaders in Southern Leyte entice 4 rebels to surrender

Top NPA leader, 8 comrades surrender to 23IB in Agusan del Norte

Photo courtesy of 4ID

A prominent leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) and eight of his adherents on Wednesday surrendered to the 23rd Infantry Battalion (23IB) at the unit’s headquarters in Barangay Alubihid, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte. The surrenderers are members of the defunct Guerrilla Front 4A (DGF-4A), North Central Mindanao Regional Committee of the NPA, armed wing… Continue reading Top NPA leader, 8 comrades surrender to 23IB in Agusan del Norte

NPA in Mindanao is on the verge of collapsing — Army officials

The top military commander in Southern Mindanao is certain that the New People’s Army (NPA) forces operating in the region would be eliminated soon, as high-ranking officials have surrendered and are now actively aiding the government’s counter-insurgency efforts. According to Maj. Gen Ernesto C. Torres Jr., commander of the Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry “Agila” Division (10ID),… Continue reading NPA in Mindanao is on the verge of collapsing — Army officials

War-torn Mamanwa tribal village received aid from youth group in Surigao del Norte

Photo courtesy of Pointy Surigao Norte

In celebration of its 5th year of existence founding anniversary with the theme “POINTY SDN: Act and Lead on Peaceful Initiatives and Make Developmental Partnerships Amidst Pandemic,” youth group Propelling Our Inherited Nation Through Our Youth, Inc. (POINTY) has forged partnerships with various government agencies to provide food relief and hygiene kits to more than… Continue reading War-torn Mamanwa tribal village received aid from youth group in Surigao del Norte

Sa Dulo ng Punglo: Tales of struggle and conflict in the name of a solitary ideology

New People’s Army (NPA) have been sowing carnage in the highlands for nearly five decades, and it is yet unclear whether the fight, which divides Filipinos, will end. Life has been the compensation for the ideology they are trying to teach in the minds of Filipinos who have been overlooked by the government in the… Continue reading Sa Dulo ng Punglo: Tales of struggle and conflict in the name of a solitary ideology

Communists lose ground, supplies in Zamboanga del Sur

Photo courtesy of Team Tabak

Troops of the 97th Infantry Battalion (97IB) came into close contact with around 20 members of the communist terrorist group (CTG) in Purok 3, Brgy. Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday afternoon, August 25, 2021. One rucksack, communist NPA terrorist (CNT) journals, varied foodstuff, medical apparatus, medicine, one electric circuit tester, and the terrorists’… Continue reading Communists lose ground, supplies in Zamboanga del Sur

Soldiers wounded in clash with the NPA get medals from Army’s 102nd Brigade

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At the early morning hours of August 20, 2021, the 102nd Infantry (IGSOON) Brigade presented the Wounded Personnel Medal to Pvt Nestor Apanon in Barangay Del Pilar, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte. Apanon, a former rebel who recently graduated and enlisted as a regular member of the Philippine Army, was wounded last August 18 at Barangay… Continue reading Soldiers wounded in clash with the NPA get medals from Army’s 102nd Brigade