Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Troops foil NPA sabotage

NSFA, Panacan, Davao City - Patroling Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAA) and troops from 27th Infantry Battalion (IB) foiled a possible NPA sabotage after they encountered the terrorist group on February 18, 2019, at 8 o' clock in the evening at Sitio Lamfinik, Brgy. Lamfugon, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.

In a report made by Col. Adonis Bajao, Commander of 1002nd Infantry Brigade, the troops were securing an ongoing road construction project in the area when they received information on the presence of NPAs planning to burned heavy equipment that was being used in the project.

Accordingly, the NPAs numbering to about seven scampered to different direction after a 20-minute skirmish. There was no reported casualty on both sides in the said skirmish.

Meanwhile, MGen. Felimon T. Santos Jr., Commander of Eastern Mindanao Command committed the full support of the military in the security of government flagship program in Eastern Mindanao.

"Our security and military operations are committed to establishing a psychologically secured environment which allows the implementation of government projects in the hinterlands that will benefit our marginal and isolated communities," MGen. Santos said.

Currently, the 10th Infantry Division under MGen. Jose Faustino Jr., in coordination with the different Government Agencies, is implementing a Critical Infrastructure Protection and Security Operations (CIPSO) to secure and protect government projects and in support of the "Build Build Build" Program of the government in Regions 12 and 13.

Source:  Public Information Office, Eastern Mindanao Command

No comments:

Post a Comment