CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz — Military recovers significant war material in an encounter against New People’s Army’s Central Front in the 3rd District of Iloilo morning of August 8.
The NPAs continue to lose ground against the 12th Infantry Battalion. The government forces recovered an M16 rifle, an Ak47, and a carbine among other materials.
The Communist Terrorists were extorting communities and were recruiting minors to join their ranks. Fed-up locals continue to report the unwanted presence of communist terrorist. This
Major General Eric Vinoya, the Commander of the 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division lauded the troops of the 12IB. He also cited the support of the local populace for giving accurate and timely information on the enemy’s illegal activities in the area.
“The NPAs in Panay are further weakened after the series of debacles against their movement. Their looming defeat is loud more than ever after the people’s realization of their lies and deception,” Maj Gen Vinoya stressed.
“Let us continue to protect our communities, our people and our homes from the true menace of the society and mutually pursue the peace-making endeavors towards long and lasting peace in Western and Central Visayas,” Vinoya added.