In the following we want to give a short brief on some recent actions (suspected) carried out by the New People´s Army (NPA) on the Philippines.

On April 03, two intelligence operatives of the 15th Infantry Battalion in civil clothes on a motorcycle were ambushed by a larger number of suspected combatants of the NPA, killing both of the reactionary forces. The attack took place in in Sitio Cambaga in Barangay Yao-yao when the military intelligence officers were on their way back from a "Community Support Program". 1


In the end of March five policemen were killed during an attack in in Barangay Dumagmang, Labo, Camarines Norte. According to "CNN-Philippines" members of the NPA attacked a group of policemen, which where on duty to secure a road construction site, the following encounter lastet around three hours before the NPA managed to retreat apparently without any losses. 2