A younger soldier known as his father to pray for him earlier than he sacrificed his life for the nation combating towards the members of the Maute Terrorist group in Marawi City final might 25.
Army Corporal Angelo Estores Jr, 25, father of two younger youngsters, soon-to-be husband and a member of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFO) fifth mechanized battalion was killed May 25, whereas making an attempt to get the weapon of his useless companion to proceed his battle even he’s the one one left of their group.
On May 25, at about 1:00pm, Angelo known as his retired soldier father Angelo Estores Sr. who survived the battle towards rebels in Jolo Sulu.
Jestoni Almeres, cousin of the hero soldier advised newsline.ph recounted the final telephone name between Estores Jr. and his father.
“Pa, Pray mo sa ako, murag dili na madayon akong kasal, tulo na lang mi nabilin ang siyam patay na,” (Pa, you Pray for me, my marriage ceremony won’t push by means of, solely three of us left right here, 9 of my companions are useless).
During the dialog, Estores Sr. gave an advise to his son who’s already in a harmful state of affairs, “Jun, kung na trap ka ayaw ug gawas kung walay reinforcement (Jun, if you are trapped, don’t get out until reinforcement arrives).”
Estores Jr. knowledgeable his father that he’s already in an unsure state of affairs the place he’s already cornered with out ammunition and solely three of them are left.
“ginakamang na naku ang 50-caliber pang, RPG ang ginatira sa amoa pang, wala na koy bala, patay na akong opisal, I-Pray ko ninyo (I am crawling towards the 50-caliber, they are firing us with RPG, I don’t have ammunition, my officer is dead, you pray for me).” Estores Jr. advised his father
While Estores Sr. making an attempt to direct his son what to do, Estores Jr. didn’t responded anymore and he solely heard the amount of fireside.
Despite of the doubts that his son is already useless, he solely satisfied himself that his son is just wounded within the battle. But sooner or later after the final telephone dialog between him and his son, the army command middle knowledgeable him that Cpl. Angelo Estores Jr. is useless.
Estores Jr. was set to alternate “I do’s” along with her girlfriend on June 29 in Pikit, North Cotabato, however the battle in Marawi City made it unattainable as a result of he already sacrificed his life for the nation final week.