A powerful explosion badly damaged a transmission tower of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) in Kabacan town, Cotabato, Thursday night, blacking out several barangays and towns.
Police said the blast toppled the tower near Sitio Malabuaya, Barangay Kayaga. Power was cut off in the surrounding areas for several hours.
The reports did not say what kind of explosive device was used and who planted it. ANTHONY VARGAS