Monday, September 24, 2018

Troops Seize NPA Rebels' Arms Cache

MALAGOS, Davao City - An arms cache of NPA rebels at Sitio Cabarisan, Brgy. Sibulan, Toril District, Davao City was seized by the troops of 3rd Infantry Battalion, on the evening of September 20, 2018.

While conducting a pursuit operation in connection with the recent encounter at Brgy. Baracatan, same district in the city last Sunday, a concerned citizen tipped-off the joint operating unit of 3IB about the location of the rebels, which led to the discovery of NPA rebels’ Arms cache

The firearms and ammunition recovered were: two (2) M16 rifles, one (1) AK47 rifle, one (1) M653 rifle with attached M203, M203 ammunition, magazines of AK47 with live ammunition, and two (2) bandoleers.

These were brought to the Headquarters of 3IB for proper documentation and disposition.

Meanwhile, Ltc. Oscar P. Partuza, the Commanding Officer of 3IB maintains their commitment and enjoins the people to be their partner in sustaining the peace and security in Davao City.

“We are enjoining all our peace-loving DavaoeƱos to support all our efforts in putting a stop to the horrible acts of CNTs against our constituents. With our collective actions and continuous vigilance, we can totally rid Davao City of criminals and terrorists,” Ltc. Partuza said.

Source: 3rd Infantry Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, PA

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