Arms cache discovered in Davao

September 24, 2018

GOVERNMENT forces discovered an arms cache due to the tip of a concerned citizen in Davao City on Friday.

This was confirmed by 1st Lt Marcelino Amora , Civil Military Operations (CMO) officer of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Battalion (3rd IB).

The said arms cache was discovered at Sitio Cabarisan, Barangay Sibulan, Toril District, Davao City . 

Among the weapons recovered were two M16 rifles, one AK47 rifle, an M653 rifle, one M203 grenade launcher, M203 ammunition, magazines with live ammunition, and two bandoleers. 

Amora said the arms cache was found after government troops received the tip.

The weapons were discovered a week after an encounter transpired in the area wherein an Alias Ivy, squad leader of a New People’s Army (NPA) unit, was killed.

Lt. Col. Oscar Partuza, Battalion Commander of the 3rd IB of the 7th ID, expressed his appreciation to the support of the communities and encouraged them to continue being part of the overall objective of maintaining peace and security in  Davao City.

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