NPA allegedly kill 4 Negros Oriental civilians –Philippine Army
According to a Saturday statement, the military identified the fatalities s Ronelo Quirante, Roger Fat, Rodrigo Lubay, and Celerina Lubay.
“The four were suspected by the NPAs to be responsible for the major setback they suffered during the encounter in the mentioned area on 23 March 2021,” the Army said.
Ten NPA members were killed while one was wounded during the encounter.
Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Flores, the 62nd Infantry Battalion Commander, said the victims were killed in front of their families.
“The families were left were traumatized by the barbaric acts of the terrorist group,” said Flores.
The Philippine Army also expressed its condolences to the victims' families.