A fire destroyed nine hectares of sugarcane plantation at about 9 a.m. yesterday in Sitio Cambalud, Barangay Poblacion in Pamplona town, Negros Oriental, the police said.
A report from the Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office showed that the plantation, owned by Florian Alcantara, was intentionally burned by his unidentified laborers. Damage was placed at about P750,000, as per assessment of the owner, the police said.*
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