Suspected NPA rebels burn 6 trucks in Bukidnon

Posted at 07/01/12 12:02 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Suspected members of the New People’s Army reportedly burned down six trucks late Saturday evening in Barangay Puntian in Quezon, Bukidnon.

According to Lieutenant Colonel Jose Maria Cuerpo, commanding officer of the 8th Infantry Battalion, several armed men on board five vans stopped the trucks at around 10 p.m. last night and told the drivers to flee.

The unidentified armed men took the trucks several meters away from the point of interception and then burned the vehicles.

Authorities are still conducting an investigation to identify the owner of the trucks. – from a report by Trini Velasco, ABS-CBN News Caraga