DAVAO CITY (Mindanao Examiner / Jan. 12, 2012) – Communist rebels on Thursday attacked two army posts wounding 2 government militias in the southern Philippine city of Davao, officials said.
The attacks occurred before dawn in the village called Malabog in Paquibato district, said Army Lieutenant Colonel Lyndon Paniza, a spokesman for the 10th Infantry Division.
He blamed the New People’s Army for the twin raids that wounded two militias. “Two militias were wounded in the fighting. The Army shall provide the best possible medical attention to the brave militiamen who are fighting to keep Paquibato free from the clutch of terrorism from the lawless group of NPA,” Paniza said.