THREE soldiers were killed while 12 others were wounded in a landmine attack by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) members in Kalinga province on Monday. Brig. Gen. Paul Atal, commander of the Philippine Army’s 503rd Infantry Brigade, said the Army’s 5th Infantry Division Strike team members were waylaid by the rebels in Barangay Apatan, Pinukpuk, Kalinga. The fatalities were identified as Sgt. Daryl Amiling, PFC Benjie Paliw and Bryan Masagan. The injured soldiers were brought to the Pinukpuk District Hospital and Kalinga Provincial Hospital.