5 suspected NPA members killed in Mabinay Clash

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MABINAY, NEGROS ORIENTAL — Five suspected New People’s Army rebels were killed after a 30-minute firefight with soldiers of the Philippine Army’s 11th Infantry Battalion and the police’s Regional Mobile Force Battalion in Barangay Luyang, Mabinay town at dawn today.

According to 11th IB Spokesperson Capt. Francis Salcedo, one of the suspected rebels killed was a suspect in the July 2019 killing of four policemen in Ayungon town. | via Raffy Cabristante, 106.3 Yes The Best News Editor

Some of the firearms and other items recovered from this morning’s clash between suspected NPA rebels and a joint military-police force at Sitio Talingting, Barangay Luyang, Mabinay town.

Among the other items recovered are NPA flags, uniforms, improvised explosives, and personal belongings.