NPA attacks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on NPA attacks


4 soldiers, two civilians wounded in NPA attack in Catarman

Dec 19, 2018 - 7:37 PM

Members of the 43rd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army are waylaid while bringing food to their fellow soldiers

WOUNDED. A civilian wounded in the attack in Catarman, Northern Samar. Photo courtesy of DPAO, 8ID PA

NPA rebels attack pineapple plantation in Bukidnon

Oct 09, 2017 - 9:27 PM

(UPDATED) Communist fighters from the South Central Bukidnon Subregional command confiscated 22 high-powered firearms from Davao Agricultural Ventures Corporation's security force

NPA kills Negros city police chief, 6 others

Jul 21, 2017 - 12:45 PM

UPDATED A councilor and 3 cops are also wounded in the Friday attack

Police commando killed in NPA clash

Jul 19, 2017 - 11:19 PM

Superintendent Lemuel Gonda identifies Police Officer 1 John Herbert Pingol as the officer killed in action

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Jun 19, 2017 - 9:18 PM

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Palace condemns 'opportunistic' NPA attack in Iloilo

Jun 19, 2017 - 2:49 PM

Malacañang calls for consistency between the NPA s actions and the NDF s declarations to prove their sincerity in peace talks with the government

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announces during a press briefing in Malacañang on May 4, 2017 that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's political will has translated to into various infrastructure developments citing various projects launched by the Department of Transportion and the National Economic Development Authority. Malacañan Photo

NPA attacks in Davao City 'acts of terrorism' – Sara Duterte

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:48 PM

2ND UPDATE We condemn these acts committed by a group that pretends to champion social justice and equality the Davao City mayor says in a statement following the attacks

News Briefs: February 27, 2017

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Monday February 27

1 soldier killed, 1 cop abducted in rebel clashes

Feb 09, 2017 - 8:26 PM

In the last 48 hours New People s Army guerrillas burn to the ground trucks and heavy equipment being used in government road projects in various parts of the country

NPA ATTACK. Alleged communist guerrillas torch heavy equipment owned by a company that reportedly refused to pay revolutionary taxes Quezon on February 8, 2017, the military's Southern Luzon command says. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Kids pulled out of Negros schools due to NPA attack rumors

Jul 13, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The reports come a day after slain 5th District Board Member Renato Malabor was buried in his hometown in Isabela Negros Occidental

5 soldiers killed in Ilocos Sur ambush

Feb 27, 2015 - 9:24 AM

UPDATED It s a surprise attack in an area not known to be a rebel stronghold

GESTURE OF GOODWILL. The NPA has released 3 captive policemen. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

18 dead in Agusan del Sur clashes

Jul 15, 2014 - 2:52 PM

New People s Army rebels attack the house of a certain Datu Calpit in Prosperidad town

NPA rebels seize 4 cops in police station attack

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:16 AM

The attack in Alegria Surigao del Norte kills 2 rebels and wounds 2 cops

NPA rebels attack 2 mining companies

May 19, 2014 - 7:14 PM

The NPA says the attacks are punitive actions against mining operations in Mindanao

WRONG GUY. Rebel spokesman Ka Efren says the military nabbed the wrong guy, believed to be New People’s Army commander Felix Armodia.

11 killed in NPA attacks in Davao del Sur

Mar 10, 2014 - 3:17 PM

The NPA withdraws after failing to overrun the Matanao Municipal Police Station in the dawn attack

NPA rebels butcher hundreds of pigs in farm

Oct 30, 2013 - 11:01 PM

The attack may have been prompted by the farm s failure to meet rebel extortion demands

REBELS. NPA guerrillas in a gathering in Agusan del Sur. Photo by Karlos Manlupig

NPA attacks mining firm facility in Mindanao, 1 hurt

Jul 08, 2013 - 8:24 PM

UPDATED Guerrillas opened fire on a police detachment as they raided the headquarters of Sagittarius Mines in Davao del Sur The mining firm denies it was the target

ATTACKED. A visualization of the Tampakan mining site by Parsons Brinckerhoff for Swiss miner Xstrata

1 dead in NPA attack in Bukidnon

Feb 19, 2013 - 11:11 PM

About 150 rebels stormed Camp Philips of Del Monte Philippines in Bukidnon and engaged security personnel in a gunfight

File photo by John Javellana

NPA rebels raid police station, other gov't offices in Zambo Sur town

Apr 10, 2012 - 8:49 AM

Communist rebels raid a police station in Zamboanga del Sur town and even set up a checkpoint along the highway

Map of Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur. From Google