Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
July 27, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte donned a Wounded Personnel Medal to each of the three (3) wounded-in-police-operation (WIPO) officers during his hospital visit at Room 271 of Silliman University Medical Center’s Jose P. Garcia Hall in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

In his visit, the President gave financial assistance to the wounded officers, namely SP04 Jerome Casipong Delara, PO3 Jordan Babor Balderas, and PO2 Jorie Regino Maribao.

The WIPO officers sustained injuries in an ambush staged by around sixty (60) armed members of the New People’s Army (NPA) at Barangay Magsaysay in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on July 21, 2017.

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