1 dead, 4 hurt in NPA attack on Del Monte


Posted at Feb 19 2013 09:17 PM | Updated as of Feb 20 2013 06:17 AM

MANILA - At least one person was killed and 4 others were wounded when suspected communist New People's Army (NPA) rebels attacked the Del Monte compound in Bukidnon on Tuesday night, initial reports said.

The attack occurred 6:40 p.m. at Camp Phillips in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, the Philippine Army said.

The military has yet to identify the victims.

Spikes were scattered along the Cagayan de Oro and Bukidnon highway near the area, according to ABS-CBN News cameraman Vernie Damolo.

Tires were also burning in the middle of the highway, causing heavy traffic in the area.