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

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

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

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

Disgruntled NPA terrorists set fire to a truck in Surigao due to failed extortion

NPA militants set fire to a P1.7 million hauling truck in a rural area of Cortes, Surigao del Sur, on Wednesday. Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office Director Col. James Goforth told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Thursday that the truck was destroyed at approximately 5:50 PM in Palo 8, Barangay Matho, due to… Continue reading Disgruntled NPA terrorists set fire to a truck in Surigao due to failed extortion