NPA-Negros confiscates military equipment



THE NEW PEOPLE’S Army (NPA)-Negros mounted a series of successful tactical offensives in response to the intensifying suppression campaign of the regime in the region.

On August 8, the NPA-Central Negros ambushed 62nd IB troopers operating at Sitio Buyuron, Barangay Buenavista, Himamaylan City. PFC Joel Parenas was killed in action while several other officers and troopers were wounded. To cover save face, the butcher AFP refused to disclose the actual number of casualties it incurred.

Nine magazines, ammunition, backpacks and other military equipment were seized during the offensive.

Earlier, Red fighters harassed a detachment of the AFP in Barangay Mahalang, Himamaylan on August 1. The military sustained two casualties. The NPA also attacked a detachment at Sitio Kabangahan, Barangay Hilamunan, Kaban­kalan City on July 31. At least three enemy troopers were killed in action.

NPA-Negros confiscates military equipment