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Philippine communist guerrillas turn fury against pigs

Published on Oct 30, 2013 10:09 PM
 

MANILA (AFP) - Communist insurgents who have battled government forces for decades turned their fury on hundreds of pigs at a farm in the southern Philippines, a military spokesman said.

About 50 fighters of the New People's Army (NPA) attacked the pig farm in the town of Libona on the southern island of Mindanao, said local military spokesman Captain Christian Uy.

They set fire to the feed storehouse then attacked the area where about 560 pigs were kept, Captain Uy said.

"They burned some pigs and hacked others to death. About 50 pigs were killed while the rest were injured and are now being treated by veterinarians," he said.

 
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