The plan of the New People’s Army(NPA) to wreak havoc on the day of the State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte was foiled.
Thanks to the concern residents who cooperated with the Armed Forces of the Philippines that led to the discovery of the Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) who allegedly owned by the terrorist group.
On July 21, the 81st and 87th Infantry Battalion carried out a strike operation in Basey, Samar after they acquired some reviews that IEDs have been saved by the members of the NPA in the place.
The navy recovered 19 improvised explosive device throughout the operation.
According to the intel that they acquired, the bombs have been planned to use towards the authorities forces in Samar on July 24, throughout President Rodrigo Duterte’s SONA speech.
They additionally stated that the bombs have been meant to be use throughout President Rodrigo Duterte’s SONA to seize the consideration of the public and trigger alarm to the residents.
Armed Forces of the Philippines have been grateful that the area people of Basey helped them to stop one other terrorism act of the New People’s Army which carried out a number of ambushes that killed many authorities personnel final week.