Benguet mine blast probe on


MANKAYAN, Benguet: Police are looking into the identity of the suspects behind the Sunday night bombing of a power transmission tower at the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company’s (LCMC) mine site in Mankayan that interrupted the firm’s operation for two hours. The blast that occurred at Upper Tram, Tagumbao, in Sapid, Mankayan resulted into a two-hour power shutdown at the mine site Sunday night. Unknown kind of explosives were posted on the tower posts that caused its to collapse. LCMC mine site information officer Joan Gatchalian said stricter security measures were subsequently implemented ensure safety or their workers and employees.


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