Army in Bicol on red alert for Pope’s visit
|Photo via 9th Infantry (Spear) Division, Philippine Army|
“Our troops are ready to support other agencies, as necessary, as to make sure that the event will be peaceful and orderly” he said.
Moreover, the 9th Infantry Battalion, led by Lt Col Lenart Lelina, is in Camp Aguinaldo today. The battalion is ready to be deployed as buffer crowd control and to take part in the AFP’s security preparations in Metro Manila.