NPA Attack in Balingasag

NPA Assault in Balingasag

NPA (New People’s Army) rebells have attacked a military outpost in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental. Fivepeople ended up killed and five others have been wounded when communist rebels attacked a army outpost in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental Sunday dawn, the New People’s Army (NPA) verified Monday.


The attack took place in Sitio Lantad, Barangay Kibanban in Balingasag even though the neighborhood was even now asleep. It caught soldiers and Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Device (Cafgu) men by shock, as they only managed to duck for address. The rebels withdrew and grabbed about 16 high-powered firearms from the military’s patrol foundation. 50 to 60 armed rebels tied some of the Cafgu guys just after they torched the outpost, which speedily burned due to the fact it was designed of gentle elements.

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[Editor’s comment]: I know this military outpost very well. It is on the national highway between Balingoan (Gateway to Camiguin island) and Cagayan de Oro City. Very last time I handed by had been past week, when we went shopping in Cagayan de Oro. The outpost was composed of some plywood/bamboo huts and a road impediment, that made automobiles and vehicles gradual down when passing the observation barrack.

The major concern is: what does the NPA definitely want?

The New People’s Army (NPA) (Filipino: Bagong Hukbong Bayan) is the armed wing of the Communist Get together of the Philippines (CPP). It was formed on March 29, 1969. The Maoist NPA conducts its armed guerrilla struggle dependent on the strategical line of protracted ‘people’s war’.

The NPA collects from business enterprise owners in spots in which it operates. This features mining and logging functions – in particular overseas owned enterprises that offers work to the individuals with the perception that crippling the country’s economic climate would give favor for a revolution to manifest. The Communist Social gathering of the Philippines refers to the NPA as “the tax enforcement agency of the people’s innovative government”.

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