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Female CPP-NPA Terrorist Dead in a Clash with 8th Infantry Battalion in Bukidnon

IMPASUGONG, Bukidnon – A female CPP-NPA Terrorist (CNT) in Bukidnon was killed in a series of encounters with 8th Infantry (DEPENDABLE) Battalion, 403rd Infantry Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Philippine Army on Saturday, June 17 2023, at about 05:26 in the morning at Sitio Malinao, Brgy. Kalasungay in Malaybalay City of Bukidnon.

Said CNT personality is yet to be identified as of this report. Captured during the fire- fight that lasted for about 10 minutes are the following: one (1) AK47 Rifle, one (1) M14 Rifle, one (1) Improvised Explosive Device, 1 roll of detonating cord, two (2) blasting caps, and other various war paraphernalia.

The clash that transpired between the government forces and the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) is an aftermath of reports from concerned citizens in the vicinity of Brgy. Kalasungay stating that fully armed men whom they suspected as NPA Terrorists are foraging and extorting money from the neighborhood of their small community in Sitio Malinao.

It can be recalled that the 403rd Infantry Brigade launched intensified Focus Military Operations in Saldab complex since the start of the year that resulted in the series of encounters and discovery of arms cache which led to the capture of two (2) M16 Rifles, two (2) AK47 Rifles, Improvised Explosive Devices, subversive documents and other war materials.

The 8th Infantry Battalion remains in gratitude for the proactive actions undertaken by the residents and the Local Government Unit to pre-empt further havoc that the CPP- NPA Terrorists may bring in their peace-loving community.

Meanwhile, in pursuing the gains of the NTF-ELCAC, the 403rd Infantry (PEACEMAKER) Brigade, 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division along with other stakeholders will continue to strive for the pursuit of a genuine peace and security within the areas of the Province of Bukidnon.



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