3IB seize high-powered firearms after clash in Bukidnon

    FORT BONIFACIO, Metro Manila – Operating troops of 3rd Infantry Battalion seized high-powered firearms after they encountered members of CPP-NPA-Terrorists (CNTs) in Quezon, Bukidnon yesterday, April 29, 2021.

    Said troops received reports from concerned citizens about the presence of armed groups conducting extortion activities in the area. A 15-minute firefight then transpired against more or less 8 CNTs at Sitio Liptong, Barangay Lumintao.

    Troops seized one Cal 223 Bushmaster, one M16 rifle, one Sniper rifle, one Improvised hand grenade, seven M203 Ammunition, one M16 short magazine, medical paraphernalia, bandoleer and subversive documents; while enemy casualty was undetermined.

    The Philippine Army will continue to sustain the peace and secure the Filipino people against the threats of terror groups.#


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