PIA Press Release
Thursday, November 04, 2010
Defenseless lumads resist NPA attacksCamp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City (3 November) -- Fifteen fully armed local terrorist NPA of guerrilla front 88 NCMRC stormed the defenseless Alimaong group of Higaonon tribe in Barangay Kinamaybay, Esperanza, Agusan Del Sur Sunday at 11:00 AM.
The Aliomaong or the Holy warriors with improvised weapons defended their ancestral village. Fire fight lasted very shortly since the Alimaong fled the area due to inferior firepower.
An Alimaong warrior was killed Tata Hulasan while undetermined casualties from the attacking NPAs.
402nd Brigade, Philippine Army launched pursuit operation against the NPA and enhance security operations and other measures to protect the tribesmen from the cruelty of the rebels in the remote areas. (4TH Infantry (Diamond) Division, Philippine Army/PIA-Caraga)