Philippines: Army shows 80 guns, bombs yielded by ex-Reds in NoCot

As the Communist Party of the Philippines celebrated its 52nd founding anniversary on Saturday, the military in North Cotabato presented to the public assorted firearms surrendered by former rebels.

Colonel Potenciano Camba, commander of 1002nd Infantry Brigade, presented the 80 high-powered firearms, dozens of improvised explosive devices (IED), and some former rebels who spoke of horrible stories before the local media.

Camba said the arms were handed-down by rebel returnees from different towns under its areas of responsibility and currently undergoing interventions through the National Task Force Ending Local Communism and Arm Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).

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Source: Philippine News Agency