Militants raid a village, torch school and destroy a tree nursery in the Philippines

Militants raided a village on Thursday torching a school and destroying a tree nursery in the southern Philippine province of Agusan del Sur.


Human rights activist said that no one was harmed during the attack but that hundreds of textbooks and school supplies were destroyed, including audio-visual equipment used by the students.


Activists said that this is the second attack on an Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development program.


In September, militants killed ALCADEV’s executive director Emerito Samarca, Dionel Campos and Datu Juvello Sinzo also burning down two elementary schools operated by the Tribal Filipino Program for Surigao del Sur.


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