40 armed men burn construction equipment in Apayao
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.
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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