NPA rebel killed in Surigao clash

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 24 2014 07:23 PM | Updated as of Feb 25 2014 03:23 AM

MANILA - A communist New People's Army (NPA) rebel died during an encounter with Philippine Army troops in Brgy. Mabini, Surigao City on Sunday, authorities said.

Several weapons were also recovered after the clash.

There were no reported casualties on the side of the government.

The military has yet to identify the slain rebel. - report from Edwin Sevidal, DZMM