3 wounded in Sorsogon NPA attack

Published March 8, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Nino N. Luces

CAMP OLA, Albay – One soldier and two civilians, including a minor, were when suspected New Peoples’ Army (NPA) fighters attacked an Army camp in Barcelona town in Sorsogon province on Saturday night.

New People's Army (MANILA BULLETIN)
New People’s Army (MANILA BULLETIN)

Police Major Malu Calubaquib, Police Regional Office 5 (PRO-5) spokesperson, said an undetermined number of suspected NPAs harassed the Community Support Program (CSP) team led by Sgt. Bryan Lozada based in Barangay Sta Lourdes in Barcelona town at around 8:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Calubaquib said a fire fight lasted for 10 minutes that resulted in the wounding of a soldier, while a minor and an 18-year-old civilian were also hurt.

The rebels withdrew to unknown direction while investigation and pursuit operation are ongoing as of press time.

 
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