Government security forces are now pursuing more than 30 New People’s Army (NPA) members who torched 14 vehicles and heavy equipment owned by Geogen-Nickel Asia Corporation in Dinapigue, Isabela, Wednesday.
The attack took place at 7 a.m. in Barangay Dimaluadi, Dinapigue town, of the said province, the Dinapigue Police Station said.
The area is the mining site of the company.
Destroyed were five backhoes, two Ford vehicles, a bulldozer, a 6×6 truck, an Isuzu D-Max 4×4, a Pajero, a payloader, a white pick-up truck, and a blue Terrano.
Motive for the attack is still being determined. PNA