49IB recovers war materiel in Albay

49IB recovers war materiel in Albay

ARMY operating troops of the 49th Infantry Battalion (49IB) under the 9th Infantry Division (9ID), together with the Philippine National Police recovered war materiel in Brgy. Tablon, Oas, Albay on May 29, 2024.

Acting on a tip-off from concerned civilians in the area, 49IB troops immediately conducted a focused military operation which led to the recovery of eight M16 rifles, an M203, an M14 rifle, a sniffle rifle, magazines, and other war materiel.

The Army leadership commends the 49IB troops for sustaining peace and security in their area of responsibility to eliminate Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) remnants in Albay. Meanwhile, the 9ID leadership calls on the remaining CTG forces to lay down their arms and return to the folds of law.


Editor’s Note: This article has been sourced from the Philippine Army Facebook Page.


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