NPA rebels surrender in NE, Abra

CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac City – Two groups of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) troopers in Brgy San Agustin, Carranglan in Nueva Ecija and in Brgy Tumalip, Licuan Baay, Abra last Thursday. Lt. Col Isagani G. Nato, of Philippine Army command public information office, said six members of the Communist […]

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2 farmers gunned down

Unidentified gunmen riding on a motorbike and shot dead two farmers and hurt two others, including a public school teacher, while victims were on their way home to Barangay Kabulacan in Matalam, Cotabato, around 7:20 p.m., Thursday, police reports said.Chief Insp. Sunny Leoncito, chief of the Matalam Police, identified the slain victims as Isidro Mata Cantil, 56, and Ruben Alcalde Ramujal, 52, both farmers and residents of Barangay Kabulacan, Matalam.

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Army urges lumads to cooperate vs rebels

So that none of their highland communities could be penetrated by lawless elements, the Philippine Army (PA) on Friday urged tribal communities to immediately report to the nearest police and military installations or to local government units (LGUs) of any suspicious movements of group or individual in their respective localities.

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