A policeman and a member of the New People’s Army (NPA) got killed as the rebel group attacked the police station in Medina, Misamis Oriental, before evening on Thursday, police said.

Killed were SPO1 Editho Bayhon and a still unidentified rebel while three other policemen, identified as SPO2 Rene Rombo, SPO1 Alvin Tejano, and SPO1 Diosdado Sendiong Jr. got injured while defending the station, PNP spokesman Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz said.

About 20 rebels “harrassed” the Medina Police Station around 5:45 p.m.

Members of the PNP 10th Regional Public Safety Battalion and the Army’s 8th Infantry have been sent to pursue the attackers, Cruz said. (John Roson)

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