Alex Boncayao Brigade

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Noun1.Alex Boncayao Brigade - an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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General Karingal, in whose honor the present PNP Headquarters of the Northern Police District was named, was himself assassinated by the NPA's liquidation unit, the Alex Boncayao Brigade, in 1984.
What about the recent killings of IPs (Indigenous Peoples') former rebels, civilians, and attacks of peace settlements for the RPA ABB (Revolutionary Proletarian Army Alex Boncayao Brigade)?
Police said four unidentified men pounced on Felimon Lagman, former head of the hit squad Alex Boncayao Brigade (ABB), as he was leaving a gathering at University of the Philippines alumni center around 5 p.m.
During his visit in Negros Occidental last March 8, the peace adviser committed to providing assistance packages to former members and families of Revolutionary Proletarian Army - Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) as well as ex-NPA rebels.
When Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao assumed the post of Western Visayas police chief in June, he also received information about their alleged link to the NPA and to the Revolutionary Proletarian Army ndash Alex Boncayao Brigade.
Unknown to many, when the mutiny began, the CPP/NPA Central Committee and General Staff had assembled in a convent in Rizal and the full force of their Alex Boncayao Brigade was put on red alert in Metro Manila.