Army captain dies,
A junior military officer of the Army’s elite Scout Ranger unit was killed and 11 others were injured in a vehicular accident at the boundary of Jimalalud and Tayasan towns in Negros Oriental yesterday.
Lt. Col. Ariel Felicidario, commanding officer of the 1st Scout Ranger Battalion, yesterday said that a convoy of military vehicles with army soldiers on board, who came from combat operations, were on their way to their headquarters in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental, when the accident took place at about 1:15 a.m. yesterday.
Capt. Neil Harold Yee, commanding officer of the 2nd Scout Ranger Company, died on the spot, while four of the 11 injured soldiers, are still in critical condition, and being treated at the Silliman University Medical Center in Dumaguete City, a military report showed.
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