530 folks evacuated throughout Negros Occidental clashes

BACOLOD CITY—About 530 residents had been evacuated Wednesday after authorities troops clashed with suspected communist rebels in southern Negros Occidental.

Troopers from the fifteenth Infantry Battalion encountered at about 11 a.m. 5 New Individuals’s Military (NPA) rebels in Barangay Camalanda, Cauayan city, 129 kilometers from this capital metropolis.

The troopers pursued the rebels, and one other shootout occurred about 5 p.m. in the identical barangay, stated Brigadier Normal Leonardo Pea, 302nd Infantry Brigade commander.

He stated he was advised {that a} soldier was wounded.

Residents from 113 households needed to be evacuated from puroks Malipayon and Tabon-Tabon in Barangay San Jose, Sipalay Metropolis, t…

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