AFP, PNP: Filipino suicide bomber behind Sulu attack

This is the first officially confirmed case of a suicide bombing in the Philippines perpetrated by a Filipino, and marks an escalation in terror tactics by local extremists The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police Read More …

Kenyan Aviation Student Arrested with Explosives at a Hotel in the Philippines

A Kenyan aviation student was on Tuesday arrested in the Philippines with bomb-making materials. Philippine News Agency reported that Cholo Abdi Abdullah was nabbed at Rasca Hotel in Iba, Zambales, a province in the northwest of the Philippines. The country’s Read More …

Shooting, grenade explosion, IED discovery recorded in parts of Mindanao since Sunday

The military Monday said that a series of election-related incidents were recorded in some parts of Mindanao over the last 24 hours. The latest election-related incident took place in Poblacion Dalican, Datu Odin Sinsuat (DOS), Maguindanao, when a blast caused Read More …

Philippines: QCPD, other agencies hold simulated bomb explosion, disposal

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and other local government agencies conducted a simulated bomb disposal operation at a food park in Cubao, Quezon City, to test the response time of their personnel. During the simulation on Tuesday morning, the Read More …

Bomb components in restaurant blast same as those in twin bombings in Isulan last year — police

The components of the improvised explosive device (IED) used in the bombing of a chicken restaurant in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat last Wednesday has turned out to be similar to those used in the twin bombings in the same town last Read More …