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2 NPA rebels killed in Negros Oriental clash

Gilbert Bayoran - The Philippine Star

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — Two suspected communist rebels were killed in an encounter with police Special Action Force (SAF) commandos in Barangay Nagbinlod in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental on Monday.

According to a police report, SAF commandos were conducting combat patrol when the clash occurred.

An M16 rifle with magazines, a caliber .22 revolver, a handheld radio, five cellular phones and subversive documents were reportedly recovered from the fatalities.

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