NDRRMC Update: Situation Update re: Armed Conflict between 60th 18 Philippine Army and New People's Army (NPA) at San Isidro, Davao del Norte, 24 November 2012

from Government of the Philippines
Published on 24 Nov 2012 View Original

• On or about 12:30 PM of 22 November 2012, an encounter occurred between the troops of 60th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army and New People's Army (NPA) at Sitio Mamaon Brgy. Pinan-tuno, Sitio Mamalian Brgy. Datu Balong and Purok Sentra Brgy. Monte Dujali of San Isidro, Davao del Norte.

• Three hundred (300) members of NPA were spotted at Brgy. Monte Dujali conducting checkpoints and pulong-pulong with the residents prior to the incident.

• As of 24 November 2012, the AFP together with the PNP are conducting clearing operation to the warzone to determine the presence of landmine.

• MDRRMC of San Isidro recommends for the declaration of state of calamity