Villagers tip off Nueva Vizcaya arms cache

Villagers in Lipuga, Alfonso Castaneda town in Nueva Vizcaya spilled a secret arms depot of communist rebels leading to the discovery of three assault rifles and other war materiel by the military on Monday afternoon.

Troops from the 84th Infantry Battalion of the Joint Task Force Kaugnay recovered recovered two Bushmaster M16 rifles, one Colt M16 rifle, six hundred fourteen rounds (614) of 5.56mm ball ammunition, twenty-one rounds (21) of 7.62mm ammunition, eleven long 5.56mm steel magazine assemblies, eight (8) short 5.56mm steel magazine assemblies and three (3) bandoliers.

Northern Luzon Command said the soldiers received a tip from residents who have turned their backs against the rebels about the arms cache.

The recovered firearms and war materiel will be brought to the main camp of the 84th Infantry in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija for proper documentation and disposition.



Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The latest news from luzon. Timely. Accurate. Fair.

A Daily Dose of Gratitude

By: Melan Ku Marquez Easier said than done, we often hear motivational speakers talk about GRATITUDE and religious  people preached about being grateful every day but the word, GRATITUDE is

The Elusive Elections

The last Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) was held in 2018 after two previous postponements. The next BSKE should have been held in year 2020, however it was again