Press ReleaseAFP-PNP found NPA's burial ground in Northern Samar town
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AFP-PNP found NPA’s burial ground in Northern Samar town

Bobon, Northern Samar–Four human remains were discovered in Sitio Pahibwasan, Brgy. E. Duran, Bobon, Northern Samar, on July 10, 2020 through a composite team operation of the AFP’s 43rd We Search Infantry Battalion together with the PNP personnel from the First Northern Samar Provincial Mobile Force Company, Northern Samar Provincial Crime Laboratory Office (NSPCLO) and Bobon Municipal Police Station.

Said team confirmed from a Former Rebel (FR) the location and identity of one found dead body. Said rebel returnee revealed that sometime in the year 2009, CNT members buried the dead body of Emma Termo, an NPA member, who died during an encounter incident at Brgy. E. Duran, Bobon, Northern Samar.

Body of Emma was found in the said burial ground where the 2009 encounter transpired.It was confirmed that Emma is a resident of Sitio Dawo, Brgy. Macatingog, Oquendo District, Calbayog City.

Furthermore, there were three (3) other human remains and clothing discovered in the same location whom the local residents of the locality identified as Cesar Bantasan, who died of natural death and a certain Menang Nordan and her child, who both died while she was giving birth.

Their skeletal remains and clothing were brought to Northern Samar Provincial Crime Laboratory Office (NSPCLO) for proper documentation and processing while a decent burial has been given to them. Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) did as well an on site investigation.

Moreover, the 43rd IB is currently coordinating with uniformed teams and the rebel returnee regarding the location of another NPA or CNT members who died in Victoria attack and were allegedly buried in Northern Samar.

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