Seven Philippine police officers are killed by a New People's Army land mine in the municipality of Allacapan, Cagayan.
Two Venezuelan Army troops are killed and nine others are wounded by a land mine, near the border with Colombia, during operations against FARC dissidents and other "irregular armed groups". [https:--www.reuters.com-article-us-colombia-venezuela-venezuela-says-two-soldiers-killed-by-land-mine-near-colombia-border-idUSKBN2BP05P?il=0 (Reuters)]2021 Apure clashes
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte indefinitely freezes the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines after numerous attacks by the communist rebels on government forces. The President also vowed to re-orient anew the offensive against the Party's armed wing the New People's Army.
Syrian Armed Forces have captured the entire Hanano district in eastern Aleppo and are working on removing mines and improvised explosive devices from the district, while the rebels blame lack of hospitals for collapsing defences.
Twenty Philippine Army soldiers are under investigation after they are suspected of mutilating the body of a New People's Army member. The communist militant's eyes were gouged, his tongue was cut off and his throat was slit.