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Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper The Philippine Star website on 7 March
[Report by Jaime Laude: "11 soldiers killed in NPA ambush"]
Manila, Philippines -Eleven soldiers were killed and seven others were wounded following an ambush by suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) in a remote village in Oriental Mindoro yesterday morning, a military official said.
Col. Romeo Brawner Jr., Armed Forces spokesman, said a platoon of the Army's 23rd Division Reconnaissance Company (DRC) was waylaid by suspected NPA rebels at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday in a mountainous area in Barangay [village] Panaytayan in Mansalay town.
He declined …