ESCALANTE CITY- An alleged member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed and his companion was injured, while Army Lieutenant John Rey Espinosa was wounded in the head during a clash between government troops and rebels in Sitio Madtrak, Brgy. Dian-ay, Escalante City about 4:20 AM yesterday.
Actually, that area is the boundary of Brgy. Magticol, Toboso and Brgy. Dian-ay, Escalante City, Lt. Col. Rommel Cordova, 62nd Infantry Battalion based in Brgy. Bato, Sagay City said.