Suspected NPA rebel killed in Misamis Oriental

Posted at 11/14/2011 3:17 PM | Updated as of 11/14/2011 3:17 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Soldiers killed a suspected New People's Army (NPA) guerilla in an encounter in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental on Sunday morning.

The 4th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army said a scout platoon from the 58th Infantry Battalion clashed with about 20 rebels in Barangay San Miguel at around 5:45 a.m.

The fallen rebel was believed to be from NPA’s Guerilla Force 4-B.

Government troops recovered two landmines, a hand grenade, laptop and subversive documents from the clash site. – Report from PJ dela Peña, ABS-CBN News Northern Mindanao