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Rebel attack wounds man


A MAN was wounded during a New People's Army (NPA) attack at the boundary of Davao del Sur and Sarangani Province on Sunday night.
Colonel Adolfo Espelas, chief of the Army's 73rd Infantry Battalion, identified the wounded victim as Allan Moda, who was hit in his upper torso.
It was learned that more than 20 NPA men started firing their weapons in sitio Makalong and sitio Danao, Barangay Lutay, Malungon, at the boundary of sitio Danwata, Malita, Davao del Sur, around 7 p.m.
Espuelas believes the attack is to mark the 40th day after one of its commander died in an encounter with the 73rd IB last January 30.
The attack was reportedly led by Kumander Lucas of Platoon Lawin, Guerilla Front 71 of the NPA.
The victim, who was brought to Malungon District Hospital, is now declared out of danger.
Espuelas has deployed more troops in the area to provide security to residents.
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Edgardo Fuerzas | SunStar.Com.Ph | March 12,2012 | Article Link

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