Troops of 26IB neutralize CTG member in AgSur

SAN LUIS, Agusan del Sur – One (1) regular member of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) was neutralized in an armed encounter that occurred in the hinterlands of Sitio Sagabalan, Barangay Guibonon, Esperanza, Agusan del Sur on September 24, 2023.

The presence of armed men believed to be members of Headquarters Force NEO/Sub-Section Guerilla Unit of the North Central Mindanao Regional Committee was reported to the troops of Alpha Company, 26IB thus a focused military operation was launched and firefight ensued.

After the firefight, the enemy scampered towards different directions leaving behind their dead comrade. The troops continue the pursuit operation of the escaping members of the armed group.

In a statement, Lt. Col Sandy R Majarocon, Commanding Officer of 26IB attributed the successful armed encounter to the timely information provided and the quick action of the operating troops. He congratulated the troops of Alpha Company and reiterated his commitment to protect the people, especially those in far-flung communities, from the atrocities of CTGs in the area. “I call on the remaining members of the CTGs to surrender and live peacefully with your families and loved ones. Many government benefits and services await you through the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), he added.”

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