December 16 2010
Eleven people, including 10 soldiers, were killed Tuesday in an ambush laid by suspected New People's Army (NPA) militants, reports the Philippine Star.
A 12-man squad from the 63rd Infantry Battalion was returning to its base ahead of a planned Christmas truce when they were attacked by an unknown number of rebels, according to an Armed Forces Central Command spokesman.
Ten troops were killed as was a nine-year-old boy who was swimming in the river, the spokesman said. Two...
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