By ALDWIN QUITASOL
BAGUIO CITY — The New People’s Army (NPA) in the province of Abra hit the 50th Infantry Battalion of the 503rd Brigade of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for preventing the people and family of slain NPA guerrilla fighter Michael “Ka Tarius” Reyes from searching and retrieving his body.
In an e-mailed statement, Spokesperson Diego Wadagan of the Agustin Begnalen Command of the NPA-Abra narrated that on June 6, troops of the 50th IB, 503rd Brigade engaged NPA fighters in two incidents of gun battle in Tubo, Abra. According to Wadagan, the second firefight happened in the afternoon at Layaban, Barangay Beew, also in Tubo. Read the rest of this entry →