82 NPAs surrender to 60thIB

EIGHTY-TWO communist guerrillas surrendered to the 60th Infantry Battalion based in n Asuncion town, Davao del Norte in 2017.

 Lt. Col. Emmanuel Cannilla, commander of the 60 Infantry Battalion, said in yesterday’s AFP-PNP Press Corps news conference in Royal Mandaya hotel that 19 of the total brought with them high-powered firearms.

 He also said that four of of the rebel returnees have been integrated into the AFP after passing the physical and written exams. He said that in November and December where they recorded an average of seven surrenders per week.

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