Tuesday, June 10, 2014

AK47: 45 AK-47 rifles recovered from NPA Communist Guerrillas (Phillipines)

*NPA with Nam era M-16 and Type56 Chi-Com AK folder*
Philippine Forces bravely continue the fight against archaic retro communist insurgents. Even the former Viet-Cong regret what they got after Communists took control, NPA epitomize the concept of "senseless killing"... (S9)
The Armed Forces' Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) has recovered a total of 45 AK-47 rifles from the New People’s Army (NPA) since last year.
Of the rifles, 14 were surrendered by NPA fighters who have availed themselves of the military’s Gun for Peace program, while the rest were recovered in clashes with the insurgents in Cotabato, Bukidnon, and the Caraga and Davao regions.
Earlier, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said over 1,000 AK-47 and M-16 rifles have ended up in the hands of NPA guerrillas in Mindanao...Capt. Alberto Caber, Eastmincom spokesman, said though most of the rifles seized in the Caraga and Davao regions have tampered serial numbers...Meanwhile, elements of the Army’s 30th Infantry Battalion recovered four AK-47 rifles from members of an NPA extortion unit after a 20-minute firefight in Bacuag, Surigao del Norte...
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