23IB troopers clash with CTGs in Agusan Del Norte

FORT BONIFACIO, METRO MANILA – Troops from the 23rd Infantry Battalion under the 4th Infantry Division clashed against Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) members in Barangay Guinabsan, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte on September 6, 2021.
The operating troops encountered 25 CTG members belonging to the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee (NCMRC) in a 15-minute firefight that resulted in the seizure of three AK47 rifles, two M203 grenade launchers, and one Anti-Personnel Mine.
The Philippine Army honors the heroism of Private First Class Jerry Mambantayao who paid the ultimate sacrifice in serving the Filipino nation. Rest assured that the Philippine Army is committed in fulfilling its mandate by protecting the people against security threats posed by the enemies of the state. #