1 soldier killed, 5 injured in ongoing clash with NPA in Cagayan

FIGHTING between the Philippine Army (PA) and the New People’s Army (NPA) in Sto. Niño, Cagayan erupted anew yesterday resulting in the wounding of five government troopers, a radio station reported.

Police Senior Inspector Rogelio Catubag of the Sto. Niño police station said the latest clash lasted for an hour, according to Bombo Radyo-Tuguegarao.

Reportedly injured were Sgt. Antonio G. Abarriao Jr., Sgt. Johndick T. Padua, Cpl. Orly C. Camarao, PFC Recher M. Basyagon and one Villamor Bumussao. Read more