79th IB-PA Bombed Trangkal Range in San Isidro, Toboso

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) unit operating in Northern Negros bombed a portion of Trangkal Range located in Sitio Mansulaw, Barangay San Isidro of Toboso town last March 20, 2022. No unit of Roselyn Jean Pelle Command – Northern Negros Guerilla Front of the New People’s Army (RJPC-NPA) was deployed in the area during the incident.

As per investigation of the RJPC-NPA, residents, both nearby and from neighboring barangays, were frightened when at least five (5) explosions from an unknown weapon were heard and felt on a Sunday between 10 o’clock in the morning and 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Days before their presumed practice shelling, the 79th IB-PA informed some residents of neighboring barangays in Escalante City. Moreover, residents and farmers near the site were not informed. No casualties were further reported.

With the advancement of AFP’s armaments, civilian communities in Northern Negros were made sites for practice shooting and shelling of the fascists and terrorists 79th IB-PA. Residents are shocked and traumatized when sudden explosions are heard. The animals, both farm animals and wild, are distressed with the environment’s disturbance.

Despite the reactionaries’ terrorist-tagging of the revolutionary movement, the 79th IB-PA made an out-and-out contradiction and displayed the true terroristic act of bombing a civilian community.

79th Masaligan Battalion, is truly Masaligan (Dependable) in targeting unarmed individuals and in peddling fake news and in fabricating stories. Residents of Barangay Winaswasan, Calatrava can remember of a mentally-challenged individual targeted by the Masaligan Battalion last December 5, 2021 and was reported to public that an encounter with NPA happened.

RJPC-NPA calls on all the Filipino people, especially from Northern Negros, to expose all rights violations and oppose militarization of your communities. The revolutionary NPA is alongside with you in punishing criminals and fascist enemy troops to attain genuine independence and peace.

79th IB-PA Bombed Trangkal Range in San Isidro, Toboso