6 cops hurt in CamSur ambush

November 18, 2018

SIX policemen on a medical mission were wounded in an ambush by armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Camarines Sur.

Taken to the Naga City Hospital were PO3 Roland G. Hermogeno, PO1  Vladimir Guadalupe, PO1 Roy V. Carbonell, PO1 Eliseo  Jomar N Palaroan, PO1 Mikhail Jose Concina and PO1 Daisy Bhel Genova.

Reports reaching Camp Crame showed that the incident occurred around  4:30 p.m.  at Sitio  Patag, Bgy. Mambulo, Nuevo , Libmanan, Camarines Sur.

The cops were onboard a PNP KIA trooper  on their way to Libmanan proper after attending a joint medical mission with the 9th Infantry Battalion (IB), 9th Infantry Division (ID) at Baragay Bagamelon when an undetermined number of rebels attacked them with an improvised explosive device (IED) followed by  a burst of gunfire.A shootout ensued until the rebels retreated.

Combined  elements of PNP and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are tracking down the suspects.