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Monday, November 2, 2015

5 cops wounded by Reds

LEGAZPI CITY—At least five members of the Gubat Municipal Police Station were wounded after being fired upon by alleged members of the New People's Army at Sitio Casili, Barangay Marinas, Gubat, Sorsogon at around 2:45 pm earlier today, November 2.

The cops were travelling on board a patrol vehicle from Camp Simeon Ola here going back to Gubat MPS.

The victims were identified as SPO1 Ronald D. Din, PO3 Aris E. Hasal, PO1 Gerry H. Gabuyo, PO2 Dennis S. Garbida, and PO2 Sheryl Marbella.

The incident is believed to be an ambush.

An investigation and pursuit operation have already been launched by the Sorsogon Provincial Police Office, along with the 3rd Maneuver Coy of Regional Public Safety Battalion-5, Sorsogon PPSC, and 31st Infantry Batallion and 903rd Brigade of the Philippine Army.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM.
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