Reds torch Smart tower in Aurora, 1 injured


Suspected communist guerillas torched the cell tower of Smart Communications in Barangay Esteves, Casiguran, Aurora shortly after midnight Friday.

Senior Superintendent Romeo Teope, provincial director of the Aurora Police Office, said at least 20 New People’s Army guerillas attacked the cellsite by firing grenades at the tower past 1 a.m. The guerillas, led by a certain Ka Usting, also torched the site’s power generator before fleeing.

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2 thoughts on “Reds torch Smart tower in Aurora, 1 injured”

  1. wow..this is the first time i heard ‘reds’ torching smart tower. usually it is globe’s. hmmm i wonder if smart stop giving ‘tax’ or maybe they are not informed..or maybe..just maybe they are not ‘reds’ after all.

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