4 months NPAs ambush convoy carrying foreigners Manilatimes
ILIGAN CITY: Eleven people were wounded when communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels ambushed on Thursday a convoy carrying foreign observers in Impasug-ong town of Bukidnon, the military said. It was not clear whether any of the foreigners were hurt, but the Army’s 403rd Infantry Brigade (403IB) said seven of the wounded were military personnel, who were part of the team that provided security to the group. In a statement, the 403IB said a group of local volunteers and foreign observers from Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia were visiting an Indigenous People’s (IP) community in Sitio Mintapod, Barangay Hagpa, Impasugong ... more