ARMY TROOPS RECOVER TERRORIST BODY IN ISABELA ENCOUNTER
Camp Melchor F dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela - Operating troops of 53rd Reconnaissance Company of the
Army’s 5th Infantry Division under Lt Hiram I Logronio while conducting combat patrol encountered more or
less thirty (30) Communist Terrorists of Platoon GANI under AKA PIO that inflicted undetermined number of
casualties on the enemy side at Brgy San Miguel, Echague, Isabela at 11:15 in the morning of May 9, this
In a report reaching the Office of Maj Gen Nestor Z Ochoa, Commander of the Army’s 5th Infantry Division, said that after two days of hot pursuit with the withdrawing Communist Terrorist group, the operating troops together with the Army’s K9 Team, recovered one (1) unidentified Communist Terrorist body and war materials at the encounter site.
Maj Gen Ochoa commended the operating troops for their successful conduct of Internal Security Operation in the area while he encouraged our way-laid Filipino brothers to adhere to the call of the government to embrace the Social Integration Program for financial and livelihood assistance for them to start a new life in a peaceful and democratic society.