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40 armed men burn construction equipment in Apayao

/ 03:25 PM August 04, 2016
Arson. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/CONTRIBUTED)

Arson. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/CONTRIBUTED)

BAGUIO CITY — Construction equipment, including dump trucks, were burned by 40 armed men in Apayao province on Wednesday night (Aug. 3), a police bulletin stated.

The Cordillera Police Office is investigating reports that the armed group entered a work camp of the Omengan Construction and Development Corporation (OCDC) at Barangay (village) Guinaang in Conner town.

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The group set on fire three dump trucks at 8:30 p.m. before speeding off in a fourth dump truck and a pick-up truck owned by the firm.

The Apayao police are tracking down the group, which was last seen driving towards Manag village.  SFM/rga

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TAGS: Apayao, armed groups, Arson, arson attack, Barangay Guinaang, burning of equipment, Conner municipality, Cordillera Police Office, Crime, criminal groups, dump trucks, news, OCDC, Omengan Construction and Development Corporation, Regions, robbery
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