TINOC, Ifugao – A P3.5 million worth of backhoe of a local public works contractor was bombed beyond use by still unidentified armed men within a project site at barangay Wangwang here around 11 pm Sunday.
Sources disclosed the unidentified individuals swooped down from the mountains, planted four dynamite sticks in strategic parts of the unit of heavy equipment, lighted the same until they exploded rendering the backhoe beyond use.
The backhoe is reportedly owned by Corsa Builders and it is used for the on-going projects along the Banaue-Hungduan-Buguias, Benguet national road.
The place of the explosion is reportedly between the towns of Tinoc and Hungudan and that police authorities are still conducting an in-depth investigation on the said incident to identify the perpetrators responsible for the untoward incident that tainted the peace and order situation of the province.
By Dexter A. See