3 rebels killed in encounter in Cam Norte

DAET, Camarines Norte (Bicol Standard) – Three alleged NPA members were killed in a clash between members of the 9th Infantry Batallion and an undetermined number of rebels at around 6:30 a.m. Thursday at Sitio Banasi, Brgy. Sta Cruz, Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte, the Philippine Army reported.

The encounter resulted to the recovery of the following: AK 47, M16, M14, grenade launcher, and 2 pieces of improvised explosives.

Pursuit operation is still ongoing, according to the Philippine Army.