5 months PNP asserts Negros Oriental operation that left 14 dead legitimate MB
By Aaron Recuenco  The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Saturday that the 14 persons, who were killed in simultaneous anti-crime operations over the weekend in Negros Oriental, tried to shoot it out with local policemen amid claims that those slain were farmers massacred by security forces for having links with Communist rebels. PNP spokesman Senior Supt. Bernard Banac(PNP / MANILA BULLETIN) PNP spokesman P/Col. Bernard Banac said the operations in Canlaon City and the towns of Manjuyod and Sta. Catalina started as an implementation of search warrant issued by local courts for possible possession of firearms and explosive materials. Eight ... more