Soldiers recover firearms
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
Soldiers of the 11 th Infantry Battalion recovered guns and ammunition after an encounter with a group of suspected New People's Army rebels in Sitio Kabudburan, Brgy. Amontay, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, yesterday.
1Lt. Von Ryan Gomez, 11IB Civil Military Operations officer, said the Army troopers were conducting a security patrol in the place, when by suspected armed rebels, fired at them triggering about five minutes of firefight.
Gomez said the fleeing rebels left behind a 357 caliber revolver with six ammunition, a homemade 12 gauge shotgun with a magazine containing a live ammunition, and a back pack containing personal belongings and subversive documents that were recovered at the encounter site.