Wednesday, November 22, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Gunfight between NPA and PNP, now happening in Antique

Sibalom, Antique — As of writing, three police officers were reportedly wounded after members of the New People’s Army (NPA) allegedly staged an ambush in Sibalom, one of the towns in Antique.
Photo from SunStar

The incident transpired earlier today, November 22, Wednesday.

Based on the initial report made by the Antique police, improvised explosive device was supposedly planted by the NPA communist rebels which exploded at around 9:25 a.m today as elements of Sibalom Municipal Police Station were on board two police cars in Barangay Bontol, Sibalom.

The said police officers were Police Officers 3 Gabby Orantes, Michael Alejo and Salvador Cordero.

Injured in the explosion was Police Officer 3 Gabby Orantes. Police Officers 3 Michael Alejo and Salvador Cordero were wounded during the encounter that took place after the police forces ran after the terrorists.

To date, the exchange of gunfight is ongoing since 2:30 p.m.

Source: SunStar

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