FORT MAGSAYSAY, NUEVA ECIJA – The 91st Infantry Battalion discovered an enemy encampment and food cache at the hinterlands of Barangay Labi, Bongabon, Nueva Ecija yesterday at around 5:20 o’clock in the afternoon.
Elements of 91IB conducted a combat operation on the said vicinity area based on the information provided by the community.
One platoon of Alpha Company, 91IB led by Lieutenant Sagragao recovered the following: six blue containers (30L), wherein four of which were filled of rice and one gallon (6L capacity) that was fully-filled of salt.
It was discovered that the camp and the food cache will be used in the celebration of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) anniversary.
Major General Felimon T. Santos, Jr., Commander of 7ID, commended the troops of 91IB as he also expressed his gratitude to the community for providing the information on the location of the enemy camp. He also gave assurance to the people that 7ID will always be on the alert even during the holidays for the rebels see the occasion as an opportune time to conduct tactical offensives against the government and ruin the spirit of Christmas.