3 cops wounded in Palawan ambush
THREE policemen were wounded after a group of unidentified armed men ambushed a police patrol vehicle in a remote Palawan village on Monday morning, March 14.
Reports reaching Camp Crame said elements of Palawan’s Provincial Public Safety Coy led by Supt. Rolando Amurao were on board a mobile car when the ambush took place on Sitio Cataban in Brgy. Bagumbayan, Taytay town.
The three wounded policemen were identified as PO2 Benjie Saliente, PO2 Emily Valdez and PO1 Rufino Marquez.
The reports said the wounded policemen were immediately evacuated to Puerto Princesa City for medical treatment while pursuit operations were launched against the unidentified armed men. Anthony Vargas