CAFGU Patrol Base attacked by NPAs in Agusan del Sur

BUTUAN CITY – A Civilian Armed Auxiliary (CAA) Patrol base was harassed by a fully armed group believed to be members of the CPP-NPA over the weekend.

Reports from Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Office reaching the regional headquarters here Monday, said that on Saturday, 9:30 p.m. the CAA manned patrol base of the 23rd Infantry Battalion PA headed by Cpl. Jul H. Hassan.

The detachment command located at Brgy. Sinubong, Veruela town in Agusan del Sur was harassed by more or less three fully armed men believed to be members of the CPP-NPA under the Guerilla Front 3 of the Southern Mindanao Regional Committee (GF3, SMRC) said the report.

The police also reported that the attackers positioned themselves at the west portion and fired at the said patrol base which resulted to a two-minute firefight as the base-defenders returned fire.

No casualty on either side was reported after the attackers withdrew towards an unknown direction.PNA)

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