19 killed, 11 hurt in NPA attack in Surigao Sur

Nov. 16, 2009

Police and military authorities in Caraga region continue manhunt operations against members of the New Peoples Army (NPA) who attacked a logging and mining firm and ambushed responding government troops killing 12 persons.

Caraga police director Chief Supt. Lino Calingasan, confirmed that eight soldiers, one police officer, and three security guards were killed in a recent NPA attack in Lanuza, Surigao del Sur.

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