Panabo City evacuees return home

panabo-balikan.jpg Photo courstesy of MindaNews by Froilan Gallardo
RETURNING HOME. Mother passes on daughter to her father who has boarded the dump truck that would bring them home Thursdsay noon. Three hundred nineteen villagers from barangays Manay and Kasilak in Panabo City spent the night at the Panabo Central Elementary School, 14 kilometers away, after a military air strike against alleged New People’s Army members in the midst of a banana plantation forced them to evacuate shortly before noon Wednesday. (Froilan O. Gallardo)

According to MindaNews, villagers who evacuated Wednesday when the
military launched an air strike against alleged members of the New People’s
Army (NPA) in a banana plantation in Manay, Panabo City returned to their homes Thursday, traumatized by the experience, the first ever in the barangay. Visit the MindaNews website for updates.


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