CAMP BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet: Police operatives of the Abra Police Provincial Office killed a member of a dreaded Private Armed Group (PAG) in a shootout in Pang-ot, Lagayan, Abra while a New People’s Army (NPA) member surrendered to police authorities in Ifugao. Senior Supt. Benjamin Lusad, Abra provincial director, identified the fatality as Ludring Silbaw, a member of the Vincent Guzman PAG operating in the province over the past several decades. He recounted that the Recon Team of the Abra Police Provincial Office encountered around 12 fully armed members of the group with M16 rifles and M203 grenade launcher. He added that Clearing operations are still ongoing in the identified hideouts of the group in Barangay Collago and Pang-ot, both of Lagayan.