Soldiers recover high-powered guns at suspected NPA lair in Isabela

Published February 4, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Freddie Lazaro 

CAMP MELCHOR F DELA CRUZ, Gamu, Isabela – Operatives of the 86th Infantry Battalion have recovered high-powered guns in a suspected lair of the New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in a vacant house in Sitio Dibilisawan, Barangay Sta Isabel, Jones, Isabela province, according to Brigadier General Laurence E. Mina, the commander of the army’s 502nd Infantry Brigade.

NPA (FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)
NPA (FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Mina said the troopers recovered two M-14 rifles with two magazine assemblies with 35 bullets; 960 live bullets of M-16 armalite rifle (600 bullets) and M-14 rifle (360 bullets).

The cache of arms reportedly belonged to members of the Kilusang Larangan Guerilla (KLG)- Quirino-Nueva Vizcaya.

He said the local residents tipped-off soldiers about the presence of the high-powered guns and bullets believed to owned by the NPA rebels.

 
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