chilean forest defenders torch logging machinery
The Forest Mininco reported that during Wednesday night, about 22.00, the contractor Foresega Ltd suffered an arson attack six of their forest harvesting machines in the town of Puerto Choque sector near Lake Lleu-Lleu , region Bio-Bio.
As a result of this act, was found burning three machines and three machines trineumáticos skidder. Despite the flames destroying the injured workers are not in place.
In the forest works where the attack occurred about 140 people work, belonging to the communes and Tirúa Lumaco.
Product of the forest fire company will consider the steps not ruling out further legal action, “all to find those responsible for this cowardly attack that not only affects the assets of the company but a damage in the labor pool of people working in the place “the company said in a statement.
Police already working on finding the perpetrators.