NPA rebels overrun Samar police station

NPA rebels overrun Samar police station

Lapinig Municipal Police Station in Google Map

Around 100 members of New People’s Army raided the Lapinig Municipal Police Station in Northern Samar at 1:44 AM, Friday (Aug. 10).

According to a spot report received by Camp Crame, the terrorist group was armed with high-powered firearms such as UZI, K3 submachine guns, M16, M14 and M203.

The exchange of fire lasted for 15 minutes before the police station was overrun by the rebels.

Two policemen identified as PO2 Jerry Quilecol and PO1 Edizon Aguere were wounded in action.

Another two are missing in action. They are PINSP Noli Montibon and PO2 Mark Mejedo.

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