BALBALAN, Kalinga – Government security forces were able to discovered an alleged arms cache of the communist rebels containing war materials during an aggressive anti-insurgency operation at Mabacca, here, recently.
Combined police and military personnel reportedly acted on an information provided by a concerned citizen on the existence of an alleged hideout and training camp of those believed to be members of the Komiteng Larangan Guerilla (KLG) Baggas operating in the Cagayan Valley and some parts of the Cordillera.
Upon arrival in the said area, the operatives discovered CTG Arms Cache containing 1 Colt M16 A1; 4 Magazine; 2 Garand Rifle; 5 Magazine Clip; 27 pieces of 7.62 mm live ammunition; 1 Carbine Rifle; 3 IEDs; 2 M203 live ammunition; 3 Rifle Grenade; 2 Sticks of Ammonium Nitrate; 1 60mm live Ammunition; and 1 Mortar Ammunition
Extracted also were some subversive CTG documents; NPA flags and other personal belongings & accouterments.
Meanwhile, the operating troops searched the adjacent areas of the encampment for the possible recovery of other explosive devices. By Dexter A. See