TACLOBAN CITY- A member of a Citizen Armed Force Geographical Unit (Cafgu) was hurt after their detachment in Las Navas, Northern Samar was attacked by alleged members of the New People’s Army on Sunday (August 11) evening.
Wounded during the 9:30 pm attack was Rolando Obiado, Sr., who was hit at his foot during the firefight, reports reaching the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP) based in Palo, Leyte.
Reports have indicated that the gun battle ensued after alleged NPA members attacked the Cafgu detachment in Barangay Poponton, Las Navas town.
The Cafgu members managed to fight back which resulted to a five-minute fire fight.
The rebel members, who were positioned 150 meters away from the detachment, fled after the fire fight.