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Monday, September 27, 2010

Urban areas: new battle

ground in insurgency war

 

EFFORTS to regain its lost mass support drives communists terrorists to another battlefield- the urban areas.

 

Over this, the army special forces calls for communities to be vigilant against strangers out to organize sectoral groups in the guise of legal organizations.

 

These people may be rebels in disguise.

 

 

After being declared insurgent-free province in February 11, 2010 and its internal security operations now entrusted to the Provincial peace and Order Council, members are now into holding operations while stopping the re-entry of fleeing rebels.

 

But, hubled by the loss of grip, the rebels are now trying to regain its grab by opening up a new area of engagement.

 

Supporters of communist insurgents are pouring its resources in the organization of white area committees, which would graduate into destabilization leading to the disruption of the industrial peace in the place, the army said.

 

According to army intelligence sources, the move by communist insurgents to regain support they once enjoyed here has pushed them to abandon their arms.

 

Now wanting to regain the edge, fleeing rebels are re-surfacing and enter urban areas in the guise of sectoral organizers.

 

Lt. Col. Romeo Brawner, in a peace and order briefing at the Jjs Seafoods Restaurant said the communist movement is now focused on organizing students and industrial workers in a bid t...click local news

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