Police, military join forces for Cotabato City mall bombing probe


Police probers and Army intelligence agents will work together in the probe into a bombing at a mall in Cotabato City last Monday.

Chief Superintendent Eliseo Rasco of the Police Regional Office 12 said Wednesday that Special Investigation Task Group Southseas has been created to find the people responsible for the IED blast that killed two people and left 37 others injured.

Local police have yet to determine the exact motive for the bombing near the entrance of the Southseas Mall along Don Rufino Alonzo.

The special probe body, activated Tuesday, is comprised of officers from the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, from the Cotabato City police office and from PRO-12.

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Source: PhilStar Global