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Communists kills 3 police men, wounds 3 others in an ambush

THREE policemen were killed, while three others were wounded when the convoy of Food and Drug Administration Director General Nela Charade Puno was ambushed in Camarines Sur on Thursday, October 18.
In a report, the Camarines Sur police said the ambush, perpetrated by at least 20 members of a communist-terrorist group, transpired along the national highway of Lupi, Camarines Sur, around 9:10 a.m.

Puno was unharmed. Her convoy was on the way to Daet, Camarines Norte when the attack happened.

Police said forces from the 1st Camarines Sur Provincial Public Safety Company were able to immediately respond to the area and retaliate, preventing further damage and casualties.

Police are now coordinating with the Philippine Army units in the area for a joint hot pursuit operation against the attackers.

“Also, upon the receipt of the said report, city police station/municipal police station in adjacent municipalities conducted checkpoint in all strategic locations in their respective areas of responsibility,” said the police. (SunStar Philippines)

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