Two NPA rebels were killed while another was wounded following a series of clashes between government forces and the NPA rebels in the mountains bordering the provinces of Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte on December 29-30, 2020. The wounded rebel was airlifted by the military to Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro for treatment.
In a report from the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), killed during an encounter in the outskirts of Brgy Silo-o, Malitbog, Bukidnon on December 29, 2020 was an NPA combatant identified as Leonido Pacheco alias Macdong of Special Partisan Unit (SPARU) of the Sub-Regional Committee 1 (SRC1). The captured rebel was identified as Aman Bilayong alias Neri of Platoon Ryan, Motorola of SRC1 both under the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee (NCMRC). The military seized two (2) M16 rifles, one (1) KG-9 with magazines, ammunitions and subversive documents afetr the skirmish.
The next day, December 30, 2020, troops of the 23rd Infantry Batallion figured in a five (5) minute firefight against remnants of the Guerilla Front 4A (GF4A) of NCMRC, at KM6, Purok 26, Sitio Lawaan, Brgy Tungao, Butuan City that resulted to the killing of one rebel identified as alias Alas/Aylon and seized the following: one (1) M14 rifle, one (1) .45 caliber pistol, one (1) magazine each for M14 and M16 rifle, two (2) motorcycles, one (1) cellphone, one (1) generator, assorted food supplies, and subversive documents.
photos from PIA Agusan del Norte
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