Militiaman killed as NPA rebels raid military post in Agusan del Sur


ZAMBOANGA CITY – Communist rebels raided a military post in Agusan del Sur Friday, killing a pro-government militia, officials said.
The New People’s Army (NPA) attacked the post in the town of Sibagat, triggering fierce fighting in the village of Banag-banag.
There was no immediate statement from the NPA about the raid, but the military said that up to six rebels may have been killed.
Officials said troops were sent to pursue the rebels which numbered about 40.



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