1 week Army soldier killed, 4 others hurt in Albay clash Inquirer
LEGAZPI CITY --- An Army soldier was killed while four others from his unit were injured in an encounter on Saturday afternoon with suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels in a remote village in Oas town in Albay province, report from the military said. The report identified the slain soldier as Sergeant Ignacio Refuerzo of the Philippine Army (PA) Civil-Military Operation (CMO) Battalion while the wounded soldiers were identified as Sgt. Edgar Sarahan, Private First Class Alsaddam Adulahid, Pfc. Alvin Esteria, Private John Mark Verdilflor, and Private Teodoro Cardano Jr., all members of the same battalion. The members of the ... more