DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–Four fighters were injured in the wake of being trapped by at any rate five associated rebels at the limit with Barangay Linantuyan in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental, and Barangay Luz Sikatuna in Isabela, Negros Occidental on Tuesday night, March 3, 2020.
Liutenant Colonel Egberto Dacoscos, Commanding Officer of the 62nd Infantry (Unifier) Brigade, disclosed to CDN Digital that the individuals from the Alpha Company of the 94th Infantry (Mandirigma) Battalion originated from their Community Support Program (CSP) exercises when the vehicle they were riding was trapped utilizing an improvized dangerous gadget (IED).
After the IED blast, an experience resulted between the individuals from the New People's Army (NPA).
"Dumaan sila street na yan and pagbalik nila naglagay ang kalaban ng IED tapos nagstart na yung encouentro," Dacoscos said.
The Alpha Company of the 94th IB is under the operational control of Dacoscos.
Dacoscos wouldn't recognize the four injured troopers since their families presently can't seem to be educated.
Notwithstanding, Dacoscos said the injured fighters are all in stable condition in an emergency clinic.
The firefight between the administration troops and outfitted men went on for ten minutes before the presumed rebels pulled back towards an obscure course.
The specialists are currently leading knowledge assembling and checking in the zone.