Army troops engaged by lawless elements in Basilan

While traversing the road from Lamitan to Macalang Patrol Base in Macalang, Albarka, 3 personnel of the Bravo Company of the 74th Infantry Battalion were engaged by unidentified armed group in the boundary of Barangay Sabong and Campo Uno, Lamitan City at 10:15 am today, May 16.

Troops situated at Sabong Detachment promptly responded and evacuated the wounded soldiers to St. Peter’s Hospital, Lamitan City for immediate medical attention.

Pursuit operation is now being conducted to neutralize the perpetrators.

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