LEGAZPI CITY — Suspected New People’s Army rebels staged another attack at the construction site of the Bicol International Airport is going on in Daraga town in Albay province on Friday morning.
Major Ricky Aguilar, public affairs chief of the Army’s 9th Infantry Division, said an explosion was reported at the construction site of the Bicol International Airport at 10:05 a.m. at Barangay Alobo.
A team of soldiers in a nearby Philippine Army detachment was immediately deployed to the area.
“The team had a firefight with the armed men when they responded to the area,” Aguilar said.
A report said a dump truck owned by E.M. Cuerpo Inc. was damaged in the attack.