Series of tactical offensives of the NPA-Negros Island

KA JUANITO MAGBANUA
Apolinario "Boy" Gatmaitan Command, NPA-Negros Island
Hulyo 13,2011

Twenty-one successfully coordinated tactical offensives by the different Guerrila Fronts in the island of Negros under the Apolinario "Boy" Gatmaitan Command in just 31 days from June 5 until July 6, 2010. The most coordinated was the June 12 strike that has an attritive and annihilative nature, punishment of military intelligence assets, criminal elements, ambushes, sniping, harassments and punishment of the destructive foreign mining firms as demanded by the people.
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Six high powered rifles (HPRs) and short arms, ammunitions, and other military hardwares were collected by the NPA. There's a total of seven KIAs and 15 WIAs on the part of the Phil Army and the RMG, three notorious military intelligence assets and criminal elements were punished.

The following is the list of the NPA tactical offensives:

July 6- Operatives of the NPA under the Southwest Front, Armando Sumayang Jr Command raided the compound of the Philex Mining Corp and raze the bunkhouse of Drill Corp (contractor of Philex) in Brgy Nabulao, Sipalay City. The NPA helped the occupants of the bunkhouse in taking out their personal belongings, animals before burning the bunkhouse, 2 heavy equipments, generator, 1 Nissan Pathfinder and other equipments.

The security guards were disarmed of 1 Mossberg shotgun with 21 bullets, 2 9mm pistols with 19 bullets and 3 handsets with 2 chargers, 1 metal detector, 1 .357 caliber revolver with 4 live ammos and other mining equipments. Eleven celfons of civilians were also taken but will be returned to the owners in the days to come.

July 3- A sniping operation was carried out by a team of the NPA under the Leonardo Panaligan Command in Central Negros against an operating unit of the 11th IB resting in a hut. The soldiers were gambling "Tong its"(card game) in Sityo Lag-asan, Brgy Tacpao, Guihulngan City. This resulted to three KIAs and 6 WIAs including a certain Roy Salvador (11th IB). A military chopper hurriedly took the casualties to Cebu Military Hospital.

The total opposite are the reported lies of the frustrated script writer and director Col Jonas Sumagaysay who claimed that three NPAs were killed and four wounded.

June 19- A unit of the Armando Sumayang Jr Command punished Ramil "Rigor" Escora of Brgy Tuyom Cauayan. Escora was on the act of unpinnig a grenade when he learned that he will be arrested. Escora was a notorious military intelligence asset and former member of the bandit group RPA involved in a syndicate for goons and guns for hire. He has several cases of murder, hold-ups, manhandling and threats. An apple type grenade, 2 live ammos for shot gun, 1 Nokia celfon and wallet with intel documents was taken from him.

June 18- An NPA unit under the Rachelle Mae Palang Command encountered a unit of the 79th IB in Pamplona, Negros Oriental. There was no casualty on the side of the NPA as maliciosly claimed by Col Jonas Sumagaysay.

June 12- Several units of the NPA under the Leonardo Panaligan Command simultaneously harass the military detachments in Brgy T. Hill in Villegas, headquarters of the 11th IB Bravo Coy in Brgy Buenavista, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental and in Brgy Libas, Isabela, Negros Occidental.

The troopers of the Regional Mobile Group (RMG) based in Brgy Libertad was operating when a unit of the NPA decided to take the opportunity and executed a fire and maneuver ambush that resulted to 4 KIAs on the enemy with 5 WIAs.

On this day, the NPA also conducted checkpoints in Brgys Bulado, Mani-ak, Buenavista and Hilaitan, Guihulngan, Negros Oriental and in Brgy Mabini, Escalante City, Talamnan San Jose, Toboso and Brgy Malatas Calatrava, Negros Occidental.

June 11- Escalante City. The Roselyn Pelle Command thru a partisan operation punished Eric Matugas, a notorious civilian intelligence asset of the RMG, ex-RPA and was the brains behind a series of hold ups and was a partner of Renante Canete who was punished before.

June 8 and 9- NPA units under the Roselyn Pelle Command, harassed troopers of the 62nd IB in Sitio Calapi and Sitio Tul-angon, Brgy Tabun-ac, Toboso. There was no casualty among the NPA while two troopers of the 62nd IB were killed and three wounded in the encounter.

June 5- The Armando Sumayang Command implemented the order of the Revolutionary People's Court in punishing Titing Pase another notorious intelligence asset of the Phil Army involved in the murders of "scrappers" in Maricalum Mining Corp including three innocent children they dropped in the Sinking Pond of the mines.

These various and assorted tactical offenives of the NPA was carried out successfully because of the unending support of the oppressed and exploited masses victimized by the fascist mercenary troops of the Phil Army and victims of the monopoly capitalists mines that have landgrabbed, destroyed the environment and health of the people.

These coordinated tactical offensives of the NPA, signifies the strengthening and solidity of the NPA in Negros and the whole country. Again this is in complete opposite on the claims and nightmares of Jonas Sumagaysay.

To all Negrosanons, don't be fooled by the "sweet" words and sharp tongue of Marañon who is behind the mining operations in the mountains of Sagay and the shorelines of Sagay and Cadiz that has already dislocated the peasants and fishermen, he's also behind the systematic displacement of more than 8,000 people in Northern Negros Forest Reserve who will be replaced by imported cattle. These are just a few of the reasons of Marañon's request for additional troops of the mercenary Phil Army and PNP in Negros. Surely this is for the protection of their economic and political interest in Negros.

Whatever Oplans the reactionary government is implementing against the revolutionary movement, the Public-Private Partnership Program of the US-Aquino Regime or the Negros First Policy of Marañon will surely be a failure. Even the Oplan Bayanihan of the AFP that terrorized the people will not hinder the advance of the people's war in Negros. In actuallity this will ignite the anger and rage of the people against the system. For as long as there are peasants, workers and fishermen who are losing their livelihood and their dignity to life taken away by this rotten system the armed struggle will continue along the line of the national democratic revolution.

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PAHAYAG SG APOLINARIO "BOY " GATMAITAN COMMAND (AGC) ANGOT SA SUNOD-SUNOD NGA TAKTIKAL NGA OPENSIBA SG NPA


Madinalag-on nga natigayon ang 21 ka koordinado kg malaparan nga taktikal nga opensiba sa lain-lain nga Larangan Gerilya sa Isla sg Negros sa idalum sg Apolinario "Boy" Gatmaitan Command sa sulod lamang sg 31 ka adlaw humalin sg Hunyo 5 tubtob Hulyo 6, sa diin ang pinakalapnagon amo ang Hunyo 12 nga koordinadong bira, nga may natura nga atritibo kg anihilatibo -- pagsilot sa mga military intelligence assets, malain nga elemento, ambush, sniping, harassments, kg pagsilot sa makahalalit nga dumuluong nga mina bilang pagsabat sa demanda sg pumuluyo.

Nakatipon sg 6 ka HPR kg short arms, mga bala kg pila ka kagamitan militar. Sa kabilugan, pito (7) ang patay kg 15 ang pilason sa bahin sg Phil. Army kg RMG, tatlo (3) ka military intelligence assets ang ginsilutan sg kamatayon.

Ang mga masunod amo ang mga natigayon nga taktikal nga opensiba:

Hulyo 6 -- Ginraid / gindis-armahan sg operatiba sg NPA sa idalum sg Southwest Front, Armando Sumayang, Jr. Command ang Compound sg Philex Mining Corp. kg bunkhouse sg Drill Corp. (contractor sg Philex) sa Brgy. Nabulao, Sipalay City. Matapos ginbuligan sg mga NPA ang mga okupante sg bunkhouse nga hakuton ang ila mga gamit personal kg mga kasapatan, ginsunog ang bunkhouse, 2 ka heavy equipment, generator, 1 Nissan Pathfinder kg iban nga kagamitan.

Gindis-armahan man ang mga Security Guards kag nakuha ang 1 ka Mossberg Shotgun nga may 21 ka bala, 2 ka 9mm nga may 19 ka bala, 3 ka handset kg 2 ka charger, 1 metal detector, 1 .357 caliber revolver nga may 4 ka bala kg iban pa nga gamit sa minahan kg 11 ka cellphones sg mga sibilyan (inugpang-uli sa tag-iya).

Hulyo 3 -- Isa ka sniping operation ang ginpatigayon sg team sg NPA idalum sg Leonardo Panaligan Command Central Negros batuk sa nagaoperasyon nga yunit sg 11th IB nga nagpahuway sa balay sg masa kg nagasugal sg Tong-its, sa Sityo Lag-asan, Brgy. Tacpao, Guihulngan City. Resulta sini, 3 ang killed in action (KIA) kg 6 ang wounded in action (WIA) nga isa diri si Roy Salvador sg 11th IB. Gilayon ginkuha ini sg helicopter sg kaaway kg gindala sa Cebu Military Hospital ang mga casualties.

Kabaliskaran ini sa pagbinutig sg frustrated scriptwriter kg director nga si Jonas Sumagaysay nga kuno may tatlo (3) nga napatay kg may apat (4) nga pilason sa bahin sg NPA.

Hunyo 19 -- Ginsilutan sg mga operatiba sg Armando Sumayang, Jr. Command ang nag-akto pa nga magkuha sg granada sa iya bag sg gin-aresto, si Ramil "Rigor" Escora sa Brgy. Tuyom, Cauayan nga isa ka military intelligence asset nga anay RPA kg inbolbado sa sindikato nga Goons and Guns for hire, nga may kaso sg murder, hold-ups, pangastigo, kg pagpamahog.

Nakuha sa iya ang isa ka apple grenade, 2 ka bala sg shotgun, 1 Nokia Cellphone, wallet kg mga papel.

June 18 - Sa ini nga adlaw, na-encounter sg yunit sg NPA sa idalum sg Rachelle Mae Palang Command ang yunit sg 79th IB sa Pamplona, Negros Oriental. Wala sg casualty sa bahin sg NPA taliwas sa ginapahayag ni Jonas Sumagaysay. May 1 ka pilason ang 79th IB.

Hunyo 12 - Dululungan nga ginharas sg mga yunit sg NPA sa idalum sg Leonardo Panaligan Command ang mga detachments sg Brgy. T. Hill kg Villegas, kg ang Headquarter sg 11th IB Bravo Coy sa Brgy. Buenavista, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental kg Brgy. Libas, Isabela, Negros Occ.

Ang tropa sg Regional Mobile Group (RMG) nga nakabase sa Brgy. Libertad nag-operasyon nga naghatag higayon para sa Fire and Manuever Ambush sg isa ka yunit sg NPA nga nagresulta sa 4 ka patay kg 5 pilason sa bahin sg RMG.

Sa ini man nga adlaw, natigayon ang checkpoint sg NPA sa Brgys. Bulado, Mani-ak, Buenavista kg Hilaitan, Guihulngan, Negros Or. Kg sa Brgy. Mabini, Escalante City, Talamnan San Jose, Toboso, kg Brgy. Malatas, Calatrava, Negros Occ.

June 11 - Sa Escalante City, ginpatuman sg Roselyn Pelle Command ang partisan operation para sa pagsilot kay Eric Matugas, isa ka masupog nga civilian intelligence asset sg RMG, ex-RPA nga utok sg hold-up nga upod man sadto sg ginsilutan nga si Renante Canete.

June 8 kg 9 -- Ginharass sg mga yunit sg NPA sa Roselyn Pelle Command, ang tropa sg 62nd IB, sa Sityo Calapi kg Sityo Tul-angon, Brgy. Tabun-ac, Toboso. Wala sg casualty sa bahin sg NPA samtang 2 ka tropa sg 62nd IB ang napatay sa amo nga engkwentro kg may 3 nga pilason.

June 5 -- Ginsilutan sg Armando Sumayang, Jr. Command si Titing Pase nga isa ka masupog nga intelligence asset sg Phil. Army nga inbolbado sa pagpamatay sa mga iskraper sa Maricalum mining Corp lakip na ang 3 ka inosenteng kabataan nga ginhulog lang sa Sinking sg amo nga minahan.

Ining mga nanari-sari nga taktikal nga opensiba sg NPA natigayon bangud sg wala'y untat nga paghulag kg wala'y pagkahubas nga suporta sg pigos kag ginahimuslan nga masa nga mga biktima sg kalakasan sg mga pasistang mersenaryong tropa sg Phil. Army kg mga biktima sg mga dumuluong monopolyong kapitalista nga minahan, nga naga-agaw sg duta sg malapad nga masa sg pumuluyo, nagaguba sg palibot kg ikaayong -- lawas sg pumuluyo.

Ang koordinado nga taktikal nga opensiba sg NPA signal sg padayon nga pagbaskog kg paglig-on sg New People's Army sa Isla kag sa bilog nga pungsod. Kabaliskaran sg ginapadayaw sg ginabangungot na nga si Jonas Sumagaysay.

Sa tanan nga pumuluyong Negrosanon, indi magpatiplang sa matam-is nga mga tinaga kg matalum nga dila ni Marañon nga amo ang sa likod sg mina sa binukid sg Sagay kg baybayon sg Sagay kg Cadiz nga nagadislokar sa mangunguma kg mangingisda, amo ang sa likod sa pagpahalin sa masobra 8000 ka pumuluyo sa Northern Negros Forest Reserve kabaylo sa pagpuyo diri sg imported nga mga baka. Ini ang sa likod sg deklarasyon ni Marañon nga magdugang sg tropa sg mersenaryong Phil Army kg PNP sa Negros. Pat-ud, proteksyon ini para sa iya pangekonomiya kg pangpololitika nga interes sa Isla sg Negros.

Bisan ano pa man nga O'Plan sg reaksyonaryong gobyerno ang ipatuman batuk sa rebolusyonaryong kahublagan,segurado ang kapaslawan. Indi ang Public Private Partnership Program sg US-Aquino nga Rehimen o Negros First Policy ni Marañon nga ginaupdan sg O'Plan Bayanihan sg AFP nga nagaterorisa sa pumuluyo ang makaupang sa pagbulwak sg kalayo sg paghimakas sa Isla. Sa baylo, ini ang magasindi sa paglupok sg nagaindakal nga kaakig sg pumuluyo sa sini nga sistema, bangud samtang may mga mangunguma, mamumugon kg mangingisda nga nagakadulaan sg pangabuhian, ginakuhaan sg dignidad nga mabuhi kg ginapamatay sg sini nga sistema, padayon ang armadong paghimakas paagi sa pungsodnon demokratikong nga rebolusyon.

Padayon iwagayway ang bandera sg armadong paghimakas! Mag-upod kg magsuporta sa NPA!