Four police officers were killed after an ambush by suspected New People's Army (NPA) members in Bansalan, Davao del Sur, Wednesday morning.
According to Lieutenant Colonel Harold Argamosa of Commander of 39th Infantry Battalion, the officers were ambushed by unidentified members of the NPA while en route to a shooting incident.
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The 4 cops were killed on the spot while another obtained injuries from the incident and is now being treated in the hospital.
Armagosa said government troops are conducting pursuit operations against the perpetrators who immediately fled the scene.
The Davao del Sur military and police forces were immediately placed on heightened alert following the incident.