Category Archives: ied

M’lang PNP intensifies visibility, intelligence networking after IED recovery

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 6 Aug) – Police in M’lang, North Cotabato has intensified their visibility, intelligence, monitoring, and other security measures after authorities recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) left by still unidentified suspects along the national highway as the town culminated its weeklong 67th founding day celebrations on Sunday. Supt. Giovanni Ladeo, officer-in-charge of […]

5 explosives intercepted along Cotabato highway

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 31 May) – Elements of the Army’s 602nd Infantry Brigade intercepted a package loaded with five improvised explosive devices (IEDs) placed along the highway in Carmen, North Cotabato noon Tuesday, reports from the Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO) said. Bomb experts found out that each explosive was made from an 81mm projectile […]

Unattended bag yields IED as Davao City prepares for anti-terror drills on Feb. 28

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 February) — Motorists passing by Lasang were asked to turn around early Thursday morning while authorities attended to a bag that yielded an improvised grenade. A press release from Task Force Davao said civilians reported to the Task Force Davao’s Explosives and Ordnance Disposal and K9 Team in Lasang at […]

Arrested farmers accuse military, police of frame-up

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 9 January) – Two farmers belonging to a militant group accused the military and police of planting evidence to justify their arrest in separate raids in Magpet, North Cotabato on Tuesday. Harold Adiaton and Ian Solis, both organizers for the Panaghiusa sa mga mag-uuma sa Magpet (PAMA), were arrested after soldiers […]

Cop killed, 7 others injured in roadside blast in Maguindanao

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao  (MindaNews / 01 January) — A police officer was killed while five others were injured when a bomb exploded as the police patrol’s vehicle passed some 400 meters away from the headquarters of the Philippine National Police’s Provincial Police Office in the poblacion at around 8:10 p.m. Sunday, New Year’s eve. Two […]

Cotabato to extend aid to cops hurt in twin roadside blasts

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/27 May) – The Cotabato provincial government will provide financial assistance to policemen who were wounded in two roadside blasts here on Friday. In a statement, Cotabato Governor Lala Mendoza said she has already ordered fund release for the hospitalization and cash assistance to Police Officer 1 (PO1) Ronald Espanola of the Arakan municipal police station and PO1 […]

BIFF set off roadside bombs in 2 Maguindanao towns

DATU HOFER, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 07 May) — Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) set off two separate improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in two Maguindanaon towns as the military launched artillery attacks against Moro rebels Saturday and Sunday. The first IED was set off in Barangay Pagatin, Datu Salibo against government forces backed by armored […]

Rebs apologize, offer indemnity to civilian hit by IED

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 May) – The National Democratic Front-Southern Mindanao Region has apologized to the family of a civilian who was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) during an attack on Saturday by the New People’s Army (NPA) on plants owned by Lapanday Foods Corporation in Barangay Mandug. Larry Buenafe, a fish vendor, was seriously wounded when […]

6 hurt in NorthCot roadside explosion

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Dec) – Six persons were wounded when a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) went off along the national highway in Aleosan, North Cotabato Wednesday night. Lt. Col. Edgar delos Reyes, commander of the Army’s 34th Infantry Battalion, confirmed that a roadside explosion took place in Sitio Dos, Barangay Pagangan national […]

6 hurt in NorthCot roadside explosion

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Dec) – Six persons were wounded when a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) went off along the national highway in Aleosan, North Cotabato Wednesday night. Lt. Col. Edgar delos Reyes, commander of the Army’s 34th Infantry Battalion, confirmed that a roadside explosion took place in Sitio Dos, Barangay Pagangan national […]

Duterte’s PSG advance party bombed in Marawi

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Nov) – Seven personnel from the Presidential Security Group (PSG) serving as President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s advance party and two Army escorts were reported wounded after a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) hit the convoy of the elite security group while heading to Marawi City this morning, police and military […]

Army nabs 8 people carrying IED in Lanao Sur

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 24 Aug) – Army soldiers and policemen intercepted a van carrying explosives intended by the Maute terror group to be blown in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan. Maj. Felimon Tan, spokesperson of the Armed Forces’ Western Mindanao Command, said the soldiers arrested eight people, including three […]