Gov't troops unearth illicit sawmill in disaster- stricken town of Aurora

from PinoyChronicle:

DILASAG, AURORA – Government troopers hunting down insurgents have overrun P4-million worth of illegally sawn hard wood and equipment in a clandestine sawmill at the mountain top of calamity stricken town of Dilasag, Aurora, the military reported on Friday.

Lt. Col. Joselito Kakilala , commander of the Army’s 48th Infantry Battalion, said in his report to 7th Infantry Division commander, Major Gen. Juanito Gomez, that his men recovered at about 6 p.m. Tuesday some 152,000 board feet of red and white lawaan, three power generators, two planer machines and a wood-cutting machine.

The volume was determined by the community environment and natural resources officer James Martinez of Casiguran, Aurora.

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