Incidents Monitored Covering the Period of 081700H-090800H March 2013

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 09 Mar 2013 View Original
  1. PROGRESS REPORT RE INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS DUE TO ARMED CONFLICT IN BUTUAN CITY

Situation Overview:

• On or about 3:00 PM, 6 March 2013, an armed encounter between the AFP Special Forces and the New People's Army occurred in Barangay Anticala, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, forcing 150 families (750 persons) to flee their homes. A total of 80 families (400 persons) are currently being housed at the Tag kiling Tribal Elementary School in Brgy Anticala.

• As per report received from Capt. Emilio T. Bautista, commanding officer of the 9th Company under the 3rd Special Forces Battalion stationed at Brgy. Planing, Butuan City, the ten (10) Special Forces personnel, previously reported missing, have returned safely to their camp on 7 March 2013.