Suspected members of the New Peoples Army carried out new attacks against the old state in the ongoing peoples war on the Philippines.

On March 04, a unit of the 62nd Infantry Battalion got ambushed in the region of  boundaries of Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental. The soldier were onboard a military truck along the road in Barangay Luz, Guihulngan when the combatants triggered an improvised explosive device and opened the fire. The exchange of fire lasted round about ten minutes in which four soldiers of the reactionary army got injured. The members of the NPA retreated with out any losses. Later the reaction claims to have seized some materials of them in the area.

About three weeks before a vehicle of the reactionary forces were attacked during a patrol. In the following gunfight two police men got wounded. The incident took place in San Narciso, Quezon.