Soldier killed in Davao Oriental ambush

Aug. 27, 2015

DAVAO CITY – A soldier was killed and another one wounded in a clash against New People’s Army (NPA) in Davao Oriental province Thursday morning.

Eastern Mindanao Command’s (EMC) spokesperson Captain Alberto Caber said the clash happened at 11:00 am in Barangay Binondo, Baganga, Davao Oriental.

Caber said the wounded soldier is now on a stable condition. The Army official did not name the casualties.

Meanwhile, Caber said that soldiers recovered two M16 rifles from a still unidentified NPA guerrilla, whom they captured in Barangay Datu Davao, Laak, Compostela Valley Province at 6:20 am on Thursday. (

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