3 soldiers die in Compostela road accident


DAVAO CITY: Three members of 46th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army were killed in a road accident on Wednesday in Compostela Valley. Police identified the soldiers as Private First Class Renato Cabigas, PFC Reynan Viray and the motorcycle driver, Corporal Jerry Baris. Captain Rhyan Batchar, chief information office of the 10th Infantry (Agila) Division said the soldiers were from Tagum City and heading to Mabini town when the single motorcycle they were riding collided with a truck at about 5:30 a.m. along the Davao City–Mati City National Highway in Barangay San Antonio. The truck, loaded with copra, was heading to Panabo City when the accident happened. Its driver immediately surrendered.

Alexander D. Lopez


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