NPA rebels torch quarry equipment in Rizal

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LUCENA CITY, Philippines—Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned down heavy equipment owned by a quarry company in Rodriguez, Rizal, on Sunday afternoon, the regional spokesman of the military’s Southern Luzon Command, said on Monday.

Colonel Generoso Bolina said some 20 armed communist guerillas wearing Army fatigue uniforms swooped down on Sitio Tabak in Barangay (village) San Rafael and set on fire an undetermined number of equipment owned by Pacific Quarry.

Bolina said the torching of the equipment was caused by the refusal of the company to pay the so-called revolutionary taxes of the NPAs.

After the burning, the rebels withdrew towards the mountainous area, Bolina said.

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Tags: Armed conflict , Arson , communist rebellion , Crime , extortion , Insurgency , Mining and quarrying , New People's Army , rebellion , Regions , Revolutionary taxes

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    NPA salot talaga. Marami na ang hindi nakiki simpatiya sa inyo!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AX7A65HBPOATKIEDV77LOLRVUM Colokoy

    kailangan ng pera pra sa mga ksama nila tumakbong pgka senator at congressman

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GSDW7P2AD6QTUT446D5LBMSO7U Rechel

    terorista talaga itong mga npa nagmamalinis salot pala sa lipunan…..

  • globe_smart_sun

    verygood ^_^

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