Rebel attacks foiled with arrest of 3 leftists in N. Philippines
MANILA, Dec 22, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Philippine government troops
arrested three suspected members of leftist New People's Army
(NPA) who were allegedly on a "final reconnaissance" to stage
attacks in three municipalities in northern Philippine province of
Quezon, military said Saturday.
Armed Forces Southern Luzon Command Spokesman Colonel Generoso
Bolina identified the suspects as Dennis Quidor, alias Anghel/
Jabar who was the team leader, Rodrigo Guevarra, alias Joshua, and
The rebels, who were riding two hired motorcycles, were
apprehended at around 11:00 p.m. on Friday after they evaded a
joint police and military checkpoint in San Francisco town.
"The three (rebels) were tasked to conduct final reconnaissance
before staging attacks in the municipalities of Mulanay, San
Francisco and San Narciso," Bolina said.
Confiscated from the suspects were three bags containing
improvised explosive device, a caliber 22 pistol, a hand grenade,
two M16 long magazines, a caliber 45 magazine, pieces of
ammunition, seven pieces of blasting caps, four cellular phones,
and subversive documents, he said.
Aside from the three insurgents, the drivers of the motorcycle
were also held for questioning, the official added.
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