Suspected rebels abducts two soldiers in Compostela Valley


TWO soldiers were abducted on Wednesday by armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army in Monkayo town in Compostela Valley, police said on Thursday. Supt. Antonio Rivera, Southern Mindanao Regional Police Office spokesman, identified the soldiers only as Private First Class Alabaso and Private First Class Anueber, both members of the Alpha Company of the army’s 25th Infantry Battalion. Rivera said troops of the 25th Infantry Battalion and elements of the Monkayo police conducted a pursuit operation to rescue the soldiers.


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