Officials said the attack occurred before dawn in the
No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but previous attacks on steel pylons in the area had been blamed by the military to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels. The bomb was planted on the base of Tower 14.
The MILF, the country’s largest Muslim rebel group, is currently negotiating peace with
Hontiveros said extortion was probably the motive behind the attack. He said troops were deployed in the province to protect steel pylons from future attacks.
The MILF has denied any involvements in the latest bombing of the tower being run by the National Grid Corporation of the