Army seizes more explosives in Maguindanao


The Army’s 6th Infantry Division (ID) has recovered more explosives in areas where the military and the Daesh-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) clashed the past week, an Army official said Monday.

Maj. Gen. Diosdado Carreon, the 6ID commander, said four improvised explosive devices, bomb-making components, and mobile phones were seized during continuing combat clearing operations on Sunday in Barangay Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao.

Soldiers under the 601st Infantry Brigade (601st IBde) also recovered at the clash site war materiel such as fatigue uniforms, empty shells for M16 rifles, face masks, medicine, and mobile phones.

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Source: Philippine News Agency