2 rebels captured in Negros
Danny B. Dangcalan (The Philippine Star) - March 20, 2015 - 12:00am

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – Two suspected New People’s Army guerrillas were arrested following a 15-minute firefight with government security forces in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Wednesday.

Felipe Bolo, 34, and Conrado Sison, 19, were arrested by members of the Army’s 62nd Infantry Battalion and 6th Special Action Battalion of the police’s Special Action Force, the military said in a press statement yesterday.

The suspects were turned over to the San Carlos police for checkup and inquest, Major Ray Tiongson, chief of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division public affairs office, said.

Reports said the members of the government security forces were patrolling in Barangay Cod-cod when they encountered with a band of insurgents at around 7:30 a.m.

BARANGAY COD CONRADO SISON FELIPE BOLO INFANTRY BATTALION INFANTRY DIVISION MAJOR RAY TIONGSON NEGROS OCCIDENTAL WEDNESDAY NEW PEOPLE SAN CARLOS SAN CARLOS CITY SPECIAL ACTION BATTALION
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