Two police vehicles were waylaid by suspected New People’s Army rebels in Magpet, North Cotabato Monday, January 28.
The incident happened in Purok 4, Kabisig around 5:45 p.m. The cops were onboard two vehicles of the Provincial Mobile Force when attacked.
The attackers are believed to be members of the MBs of GF53 under Cmdr @ Alon.
Firefight immediately ensued with the enemy withdrewing later towards the general direction of Brgy Inac, Magpet.
The rebels reportedly used improvised explosive device in their attack that caused injuries to the 12 policemen with one fatal.
The fatality is identified as P01 CHRISTOPHER ANADON, 29 years old. He died at about 9:48 p.m at the Kidapawan Medical Specialist Center, Inc.
The injured are identified as:
1. P01 STEPHENSON BATO0N PARRENO, 27, married;
2. SPO1 MICHAEL MARIANO G. ESCANO, 42, married;
3. PO2 MARINERL R. PASTORES, 38, married;
4. PO1 ELIEZER D. LANGCUBAN, 27, married;
5. PO1 DARRELL E. FEROLINO, 26, married;
6. PO1 PHIL JAN RAY C. CANAREJO, 27, single;
7. PO1 FRANZ DEO A. LECHAGO, 25, single;
8. PO1 MARK VINCENT CAPILITAN, 30, married;
9. PO2 DENNIS MANALO DORADO, 40, married;
10. SPO1 WILFRED CASTANARES PEROCHO, 38, married;
11. PO1 IAN FRANCIS DUREMDES SENIEL, 33, married